"A day out in Brielle" Top 5 Page for this destination Brielle by Mique
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The other day i got dropped of in Brielle. It just was the easiest way after spending a weekend someplace with family. And i knew Brielle was well worth visiting. So i decided to have a look around for a day and then take the bus to Rotterdam and head back home.. And although i think i've seen a lot i know i haven't seen all... But as a true tourist and VT-member, i have taken as much pictures as i could. And lifted as many brochures and other interesting stuff from the tourist information office.....
And that has helped me a lot. So much info... About the history of this fascinating town, the old buildings, the old defense works and all the gable-stones (not sure whether that's the word). I wished i had more eyes (and more space left on the memory sticks of my camera..)
The town is growing and nowadays there are area's outside the original fortress-town. But that doesn't spoil the fun one bit since you don't see them when you're wandering through the town..
Since i took the town-walk i got to see all parts of major interest. It was fun since that day there was a professional photographer of a Rotterdam newspaper around too. And we kept meeting and taking pictures of roughly the same spots.. I must admit that his camera looked much more impressive then mine ;-)
The best part... Recently family of mine moved to Brielle. So i did spend a whole week here when i needed to 'kill time' before taking of on my world-trip...
- Pros:A real visit back in time with modern comforts ....
- Cons:Non that i can think off
- In a nutshell:It is a bit of the beaten path, but so worth straying of the major road for!
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