Friday, 12 September 2008

Brugge

On our way back to Calais from Brussels, we had a stop-over in Brugge. We only had a an hour, just enough time for a coffee and a quick browse!!




19 comments:

  1. what a cute place! love the buildings behind the horses.

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  2. I love the architecture there! And inside the shops the look very similar to what we'd find here.

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  3. I love to visit Brugge... outside tourist season. It’s wonderful. The cathedral is one of the most beautiful I’ve seen! You shouold go back there one day and make a boat-tour through the little canals!

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  4. I love that city you have brought back some fond memories.

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  5. Thank you for the introduction to Brugge Anne! It looks charming. I had never heard of it before.
    Thank you for stopping by. You brightened my day.

    xox
    Constance

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  6. Brugge is totaly on my list for a visit someday. They have great flea markets there too :)

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  7. I love Brugge. It's almost Disneyland perfect but I'm so glad everything has been preserved.

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  8. truly stunning.

    i love the images you've selected.

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  9. Thank you to you all for the lovely comments. and welcome my new reader,Paul. Brugge is truly a lovely place to visit, very cute, very quaint. Delightful small shops, and the square is magnificent.

    I have been there a few times, but only for quick visits. If any of you get to either re-visit or visit for the first time, I hope you have a wonderful time.

    Nicolette - yes your right, out of tourist season is the best, thats when I like going places!!

    Cherrypie, pleased I brought back fond memories for you. I remember going with my husband for a day, years ago, mine were fond memories as well!!

    Rochambeau.. I am surprised you haven't heard of Brugge, very historic. So pleased I brightened your day though :-)

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  10. Erin - very cute place, you would love it.

    Leslie - Architecture is brilliant, shops very cute.

    My Melange - you would love the flea markets over there, you would need more than a day here though:-)

    Linda - all preserved, which is so great. Nothing out of place here.

    Paul - thanks for the lovely comments about my photos. and thanks for visiting me. How did you find me???

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  11. Hi Anne!

    Just wanted to stop by and visit your blog and to say thank you, for visiting mine the other day!

    What a lovely blog you have here!

    I LOVE your header, and the saying that you share about not looking back - because it’s so TRUE!

    In fact I’ve enjoyed reading several of the sayings you share here.

    It’s funny that I landed on this post about Brussels, because I visited there briefly, on my way to living in Amsterdam for a summer. I did some theater there and LOVED it!

    Thanks again for taking the time to stop by and say hi!

    Have a wonderful week, Anne!

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  12. Anne, I couldn't help but focus in on the chocolate shop (I luvvv chocolate), but are those several sets of boobs in the window? They look like they have demi-bras on but boy do they take demi to a new level!

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  13. It does look like a great place for shopping - even for bras.

    But, hang on, are they selling Christmas stuff already??? Years just keep getting shorter and shorter.

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  14. Hi Ron thank you so much for your great comments about my blog! Wow I love Amsterdam, I used to visit Holland and Amsterdam quite a few years ago when I lived at RAF Laarbruch in Germany, which is just on the Dutch border.

    Have a great week and thanks for visiting!

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  15. I have alwsys loved Bruges, though I haven't visited it for 30 years. Thank you for reminding me of it!

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  16. Lovely place. I remembere running desperately towards the road for teh port late one night desperate to get the last ferry!
    PS. I am back, but will you recognise me?

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  17. I've been to Brugge and it's just lovely!

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  18. Rowena - yes they are boobs just couldn;t resist the photo :-) I was surprised when I saw them in the window!!!

    Casalba - Yes couln't believe it when I saw the christmas things. They were all on display but in the back of the gift shop!

    WL - No problem, I am sure it still looks the same :-)

    Charlie - thanks for visiting, but don;t know who you are, and can;t visit your blog. No Access! Let me know who you are :-)

    Leanne - certainly is a lovely place to visit.

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  19. I'd really like to visit Brugge one day, I had to be there in August with my parents, but I had a problem with my personal situation (you read it on my blog) and decided to stay at home. I hope to travel soon!
    How are you? Thanks a lot for your comment and for following me, I want to write more again.
    TTYL, ciao!

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Thank you to everyone for commenting, it certainly makes my day. A pleasure to see everyone of you. Old and New.. Blogging not only opens up the world but gives us new friends.