Kortrijk Local Customs

  • "Crocodile" chemist's shop.
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  • Westvletern Trappist Beer, Kortrijk, Belgium
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    Crocodile Pharmacy.

    by breughel Written May 10, 2009

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    It is well known that Belgium is the capital of surrealism not only in art but also in politics and even daily life. Nevertheless a drugstore called "Crocodile" is not so common.

    As the place was closed I couldn't ask the origin of the name.

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    Westvletern Trappist Beer

    by Martin_S. Written Nov 23, 2006

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    Once again wherever we found ourselves you could have beer either produced locally or with a local theme. Westvlerten is one of the trappist beers. Please take a look at the website attached here, they explain much better than I ever could.

    Westvletern Trappist Beer, Kortrijk, Belgium
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    • Beer Tasting

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    When you are in Ypres, you...

    by B_Caro Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    When you are in Ypres, you also should visit 'In Flanders Fields' Museum, with eye-witness accounts of the Great War ('14-'18).

    Cloth Hall, Market Square, Ypres

    In Flanders Fields

    In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
    Between the crosses, row on row
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
    Scarce heard amid the guns below.

    We are the Dead. Short days ago
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved and were loved, and now we lie
    In Flanders Fields.

    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die

    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders Fields.
    John McCrae, 2/3 May 1915

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    If you want to taste some...

    by filipdebont Written Aug 24, 2002

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    If you want to taste some culture, this is the place to be : the City Theatre. The theatre has been restaurated and re-decorated a few months ago.

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