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Belgium: “In Bruges”

February 14, 2016.  As the title of this post implies, Matthew and I planned a visit to Bruges after watching the gruesomely dark comedy by the same name.  I guess it’s a little weird that a film about a couple of hired assassins inspired our romantic Valentine’s Day trip.  But as the backdrop for intense brutality, the city’s magical Medieval atmosphere becomes one of the standout stars of the show.  (If you haven’t seen it, rent it.  You’ll love it.  And you’ll want to visit Bruges, too.) Continue reading Belgium: “In Bruges”