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custard75's Port Reviews of Brugge (Bruges),
Arcadia cruise in December 2011
Member Name: custard75
Cruise Date: December 2011
Embarkation: Southampton
Destination: British Isles & Western Europe
Member Review: custard75's Arcadia Review
Brugge (Bruges)
Port Rating: 3.0 out of 5+
Zeebrugge for Bruges

Clocks went forward overnight and we docked at 9am. Weather was sunny but very windy and bitter cold with the windchill. We opted to stay on board as didn't have any tours booked and it really was very cold. There was nothing in the port area but there was a courtesy bus which was a 15 minute ride to the drop off point, close to the train station in Blakenburg. Did not sound like there was much to do in the local town. Local immigration insists you take your passport off the Ship. This always worries me in case any muggers get wind of this as in Russia but that's another story (see July's cruise review for that story)! Must be a muggers paradise knowing 2000 people carrying passports around. The Ship was empty all day which made it very relaxing but was warm enough to sit by the pool at Neptune's grill due to the roof being closed. Lots of trips and excursions for Brugges but none sounded that appealing.

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