Category Archives: Belgium

Visit to John & Therese in Boulogne, France – 9th October

John and Therese were due a visit especially since they had been able to take back many of the bottles of wine etc that Bill had received for this birthday in Edinburgh.  Just 4hrs drive and we arrived early evening … Continue reading

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De Haan, Belgium

We cycled to the Barnes’ hotel and from there to De Haan on the coast. It’s midway between Zeebrugge and Ostend. We went through small villages and along canals to reach  the town of Blankenberge first and then along the … Continue reading

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Brugge, Belgium

We took the train to Brugge (or Bruges if you’re a French speaker) to meet the Barnes family who were visiting from Mountain View as part of their Belgium bike tour.  The weather was lovely and Brugge hasn’t changed since … Continue reading

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Antwerp at Easter

Bill only had Easter Monday off work so we travelled by train (and bus since there was railwork in Belgium) t0 to Antwerp on Saturday.  Two  nights at the Crown Plaza on the outskirts of town but there was a … Continue reading

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