Bruges

Bruges

“Is this train going to Bruges or Brugge?” I asked, unclear why both were listed on the train’s schedule.  The man looked at me confused.  I eventually learned that they are, in fact, the same city.  Bruges is the spelling in French and Brugge is Flemish, the two most common languages in Belgium. Continue reading

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Hello again, Europe

After taking my board exams, we were back on an Iceland Air flight and on our way back to Europe.  Thankfully, I no longer have to carry any of my review books or notes, making my backpack almost one-third lighter.  The moments that I’m able to cut down the weight of my pack are some of the simplest, yet most gratifying moments of our travel-year.

Brussels Main Square

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