Achilles B&B

Address: Krijgslaan 149, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Ghent


A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 09, 2014

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... during renovations. The Rubens, "St Bavo enters the convent", is still able to be viewed, as is the rococo pulpit - another art work that requires interpretation of its symbolism, even though the intracacies of the sculpting can be appreciated by the uninitiated. "The Adoration of The Mystic Lamb" by the Flemish Van Eyck brothers is considered a masterpiece of medieval painting, and is enclosed in a chapel for ...

Belgium - Week 24

A travel blog entry by dedmonds on Jun 22, 2014

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... Thiery came by it, was it a gift or the result of someone's plunderings?

Public transport in Belgium has been exceptional, we never had to consult a timetable, we just turned up at tram stops or train stations and waited no more than a few minutes for the next service. A huge number of Belgians cycle and combine cycling with public transport, as evidenced in a photo I will include of the bike racks at St Pieters station on Ghent. ...

Atomium and Couchsurfing

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 25, 2013

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... for a bit, then Karina realised she knew the sleeping guy! So funny! Darren made a joke about the kwak beer being called that because its a duck (dark) beer, which got him blank faces from the workers, then about a full minute or two later, the younger girl randomly burst out laughing! She got it! Then we left and went down the road to a Chilean restaurant/bar that Karina likes, called El Negocito, and talked to the owner, Jacqui, who was originally from Sydney. We got ...


A travel blog entry by kchambo on May 25, 2013

Arrived in Brussels around 10am and went to our hotel. We then went to the grand palace square where we had a leffe.....very string beer, defiantly felt the effects of that!!! After this we managed to use the metro to get to see the atomium and mini Europe. This was a model village which had all the main sights of Europe. We had a really nice dinner there - Kyle had chicken with chips and I had meatballs and ...

Day 3 - Ghent: Round 2!

A travel blog entry by dchurch13 on Apr 20, 2013

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After dropping off our goodies from Brugge, we, hopped the tram, bound for Gravensteen castle. The present castle was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace. We took the tour, which provided interesting insight to the period in which it was built as well as its eventual abandonment, decay, and rebirth. Our history lessons complete for the day, it was time for…wait for it…more beer. Bur first, a quick stop ...