Back to photo listing A juxtaposition of new and old. This cathedral and ferris wheel were located right across the road from the train station in Oostende. This is Ken's family's beach place in Oostende. And this is the beach outside that apartment. Since the weather didn't really cooperate, we didn't get a chance to go swimming, but it looked like a nice beach. This is Brugge, a medieval era town not far from Oostende back towards Brussels. Notice the old styles still present. The main plaza in Brugge, I'm not sure what this building is, but I suspect it is used for some sort of local government purpose. This is the clock tower. In the middle ages, the goal of a city was to build as tall a clock tower as possible. Since Brugge was a wealthy city, this one is pretty tall. I was told that Brugge is know for its lace. This is one of those lace shops. The canal on which tour boats operate, which we took advantage of later. This is the gate of the city. The main entrance into the old city walls. Nearby the gate are a couple of windmills. Delphine at the bottom of one of the windmills. The solitary photo of myself with the windmill. Back near the center, I spied some statues guilded with gold leaf. Delphine and Ken on the canal tour boat. We cruised around for over 30 minutes while the driver gave commentary in three languages. A row of old houses amid some newer construction. At the end of the day, we took the train back to Oostende and this was our sunset as we waited for said train.