In Bruges

Friday 11th September Rest day Ever since watching the film ‘In Bruges’, in which Bruges is described as being ‘like a f******* fairytale’ I have wanted to go there. I don’t think that I’m alone in this: a Belgian we met in the French Alps told us that the film had done a lot for…

Brussels: a load of waffle

Saturday 5th September Rest day Today we would be eating waffles… I mean… seeing Brussels. From the start I had a good feeling about Brussels. It was mainly because famous Belgian foods include waffles, chocolate and chips (French fries were actually invented by the Belgians, who are, I am told, a bit annoyed that France…