Continuing yesterday’s blog…when we were last seen taking a lovely ride through the canals of Brugge.

St. Janshospitaal

We later explored as much of the canals as we could by foot.

We could easily envision a life having a backyard on the water…

…with a place for the dogs even!

We continued to haphazardly stroll, just delighted to discover yet another wonderful structure around every corner.  Check out the oval and teardrop-shaped windows…

…and centuries-old creature atop the home.  I could so live here.

These are just a few favorite pictures…

…sure beats our L.A. stucco.

A rather elaborate well.

Statues of Madonna and Child were in residence in niches on the corners of many buildings.

More curious teardrop windows.

Amazing churches everywhere…

Strolling into the first one at random was like entering a museum…


This next one was the oldest church in town I believe:

The best part of Brugge for Jaci was that she could drink unlimited quantities of Belgian ale, as it didn’t contain the allergy-inducing preservatives we require in the States. All in all, a terrific start to a vacation, but it was time for our train ride to:

Tomorrow: Brussels!