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Brugge, Belgium

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Every year in May there is a roller derby tournament in Gent. We went two years ago and decided to go again this year, only we would stop in Brugge for a day before heading there for the roller derby. That was the plan last time, but then we decided to just explore Gent since we had never been. 
Brugge was lovely. I really enjoyed it there. It is not a very big city, at least the downtown parts, you could easily walk from end to end and all around in a day, but I loved wandering the streets. 
Lots of brick buildings, I loved the architecture, all the water that you criss crossed all day, all the little statues on the buildings (photos coming), everything. I could see myself living here for a month over the summer and sitting in one of the parks reading by the water all day. It would be pretty perfect. 



When we checked into where we were staying (we arrived late the night before a public holiday - Ascension) they told us that there would be a parade the day we were exploring - in the …