13.01.2013 - 13.01.2013 -1 °C
It snowed last night!! We headed out for an early morning walk to check it out. There was not too much that had stuck to the ground but we manged to find little patches to play in. We were both amazed at how soft it is!
After breakfast we walked around a few bike hire places trying to find one that is open. We finally found one and got ourselves a bike each. We were given a map with bike paths one it and headed directly to the path that runs alng the canal that surrounds the town. I was a little nervous getting there as you are riding on cobble-stone streets with cars who technically have to give way to cyclists but it was a little touch and go for me as I am not very confident on the bike.
We decided to head along the 5km bike path to the next town called Damme. It was a nice ride with me only falling off 1 time! We headed into town to rest our legs and had some crepes for lunch at a little cafe. Everyone around here are so friendly!
After fueling up we kept heading along the bike path until we reached an information sign. Our plan had been to ride to Holland, however once we were 8.3km from Brugge we were only halfway there. I decided that I would probably not make it back if I kept going so we split up. Ed did the ride and crossed the boarder so that he could say that he rode a bike to Holland while I slowly made my way back to Brugge.
Once Ed had caught up with me we decided that our bums and legs had had enough and returned the bikes before heading back to the hotel for some rest time.
We are both too tired to go out for dinner so take away it is and a quiet night in the hotel room.