"Port to Dover" Oostende by gkitzmil

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Port to get to England

What I recall of Oostende is that it was from here that we caught the worst ferry ride of my life! We took the ferry from Oostende to Dover (and a few weeks later back again). The crossing started out fine and we had a nice little meal on the ferry. Some distance into the crossing the sea got rough, everything slid around on the ferry, and most people (but not me) got sick. You could not even go to the bathroom because so many had thrown up. I was glad to get to Dover. Still -- I will be happy to do this again!

  • Last visit to Oostende: Dec 1985
  • Intro Updated Mar 11, 2004
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  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Jan 19, 2005 at 4:51 AM

    Despite the wind, this is one town in Belgium I've not been and look forward to visiting. Thanks

  • morgane1692's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2004 at 1:03 PM

    goodgawd, you reaffirm my joy at being on LAND here. that sea looked just fine from the LAND perspective, hehehe.

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