Au Contraire

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

A Magnifi-Ghent Day

A travel blog entry by sql_spice on Oct 28, 2015

2 comments, 5 photos

... pheasant pate. It was possibly the best soup I've ever eaten. And of course, being gracious hosts, they ensured our wine glasses were full with each course.

The second course was a Belgian specialty and my favorite- MUSSELS. Paul had poached them in a cream and anise broth, which was new to me but smelled as good as it tasted. This was followed by the main course- venison in a red wine sauce ...

Germany > France > Luxembourg > Belgium

A travel blog entry by k9nny on Jul 07, 2014

1 photo

I packed away the still dripping tent and improved our mood with tea, we were camped very close to the border and within the hour arrived back in France, two hours later the sign posts were in German, and we had Luxembourg firmly in our sights. We had visited Belgium, France, Germany and Hungary, but not experienced any of the food and drink that they are famous for. I don’t know if Luxembourg is revered for ...

A quick stop in Ghent - so worth it!

A travel blog entry by jennyblumberg on May 27, 2014

25 photos

... Walking around a real castle put me in a good place to quote GoT for the next hour. The walking tour included a "movie guide" but it was stupid. Like, if you were to watch Robin Hood Men in Tights as your tour guide but it wasn't funny and the dubbing was bad. We ditched the headphones and iPods and just ...


A travel blog entry by ktmack on Jan 09, 2014

9 photos

... fan). But we do miss the French bread...even though they say it's the same it's not really... I'm still getting to practice my French as it's one of the official languages here but not sure if I'm getting any better...maybe...I can understand a lot more... Today we headed to the Museum of Natural Sciences. What a fabulous set of exhibitions, with so many interactive spots for kids. We spent a good 4 ...

Atomium and Couchsurfing

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 25, 2013

46 photos

... about the making of the structure back in 1958! Wow! It's such a modern looking building to be so old! After wandering round each level we would take either stairs to an upper half of a ball or take an escalator through one of the narrow tubes between the balls to a new one. It was pretty cool. There were art, architecture and advertising exhibitions to do with the Atomium, and there was a floor about invention and innovation around the world, and there was one ball that ...

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