Day 52 July 10th 2015 Today we caught a local train for a look around the city of Bruges.
Only an hour from Brussels, Bruges is a medieval town built in the thirteenth century with a current population of less than 200,000.
The old town surrounded by canals is sometimes known as little Venice.
Arriving at the station, it was a 10 minute walk on cobblestone laneways to reach the town centre.
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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