Au Contraire

Address: Monterreystraat 40, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ghent

Light festival

A travel blog entry by jogo on Jan 30, 2015

33 photos

A long time ago JF and I figured out that there is a light festival in Ghent every 3 years and due to careful planning we are able to book a room in a hostel back in September 2014.

We meet in Liege, and I am at the correct platform (without even knowing that he arrives exactly on it) and when the train opens its doors he just walks out right in front of me. This is soooooooooo funny.

We be day trippin'

A travel blog entry by katierobinson on Dec 16, 2014

48 photos

Well, we're super tired after a long day of walking and seeing the sites, so hopefully I don't leave anything out! We started the day with yet another yummy B&B breakfast. Then we made our way to the Markt where the bell tower, or Belfry, stands at one side of the square. We planned to climb the tower, and got there just as it opened so we didn't have to battle all the other tourists on the narrow winding stairs. 366 stairs lead us to the top, which ...

Ghent - the final ramblings

A travel blog entry by eddyakko on Jul 21, 2014

12 comments, 9 photos

... grows at lightning speed compared to this. Just have a look.
With the Festival there are posters everywhere. On porta loos, garbage cans, street stands. Here are a few. Look away from the Burning Uke if you are offended by rude words.

They have no graffiti however, except for an alley dedicated to the stuff. ...

Sightseeing in Ghent and Brugge

A travel blog entry by mrsdbrowning on Mar 14, 2014

3 comments, 9 photos

Day trip from Brussels. I've added some hyperlinks to help with information. My wifi time is limited...
We rode north toward the sea.
First we went to Ghent and saw castles and an amazing Van Eyck painting Lamb of God in an old church. Here is info on the painting and info on ...

The Farm

A travel blog entry by ncorkhill on Oct 06, 2013

1 comment

... her we would not be staying here for more than the two hours that had already passed. So that night instead of sharing our feelings with everyone at the dinner table, that was seriously on the agenda, we rode the train of shame back to the only place we knew to go, "Holy **** what am I going to do now?" is about the only thought that could go through my mind during the entire ride back to Brussels. We were crushed, knowing our helpx experiment ...

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