Beer bottle display.
Navigation canal in Bruges, belgium
Water tour of Bruges, Belgium
Carriage rides are prominent feature in Bruges.
Street scene in Bruges.
Woman giving a lace making demonstration for donations. Each bbbin must be moved a certain way in a certain sequence to get the pattern right.
Street signs in Bruges.
Hand making of lace gave way to machines and is now a nearly lost art.
Markt Square in Bruges.
Side street in Bruges. Man in blue shirt looked at me and wondered what the heck was worth wasting a photograph.
Panorama of a canal junction in Bruges.
Tourist boat loading dock.
Markt Square carriage ride.
Records of people settling in Bruges go back to the 9th century, but the Golden Era of Bruges began about 500 years after that.
Cars, bikes, and pedestrians all run together on Bruges streets.
Bruges was important as a crossroads of water and land trade routes. As early as 1089 it was already the county seat of government.
Provencial Court Building, Bruges.
Restaurant on a side street a block or so from the Markt.
Cast iron gas valve covers dot the streets and lower sections of building walls throughout Bruges, belgium.