Category: Bruges

Discovering the Canals of Bruges

Discovering the Canals of Bruges

I am somehow drawn to water, so if I visit somewhere with canals, you can be sure they will be on my list of things to see. While in Bruges, I headed to the Spiegelrei Canal and wandered along its banks. There are some lovely colourful buildings in the traditional stepped-gable design. Next, the Augustijnenrei …

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The Prettiest Street in Bruges

The Prettiest Street in Bruges

Gouden-Handrei is, arguably, one of the prettiest streets in Bruges so, of course, I had to make a beeline for it when I visited in January 2020. The street carries on into Spaanse Loksaai and ends at the Augustijnenreibrug – a three-arched bridge dating from the 14th century, making it the city’s oldest. After the …

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