Night buses, hot weather, Bruges, and Brussels June 29th 2012 Well, we finally made it to Brussels after a 8 1/2 hr coach ride - which included a ferry ride from Dover, England to Belgium. Now, I usually don't mind buses, but this bus...well, it stunk. And after several hours of restless "sleep" and stinky fumes, we were glad to be able to get out on the ferry (aka cruise ship) for about 2 hrs! We have ferries in Washington. In Europe, ferries are cruise ... read more
Europe » Belgium » West Flanders » Bruges Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU. Tensions bet... ... read more
Hey all, I'm Chandra. I'm 25 years old and I absolutely LOVE to travel. I've been fortunate enough to go on a couple cruises that took me all over the place, and I've been able to go to Hawaii several times. In 2007, I was fortunate enough to participate in a study abroad in Brisbane, QLD, Australia. I was living there from Feb 12-June 24th. It was honestly the best time I've had in my life. I loved being able to travel around the world and meet so many new friends. I also was able to fullfill a lifelong dream of seeing the Great Barrier Reef.
I went back to Oz from Dec 4th - Jan 2nd of 200... full info