Au Contraire

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

We be day trippin'

A travel blog entry by katierobinson on Dec 16, 2014

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... could've been at church all on its own. Luckily jonathan caught out of the corner of his eye stairway that lead down to the crypt. Down there were more intricate and detailed burial sites and yet another church within the church. There were also many paintings from as far back as the 15th century and super cool historical pieces from the church like robes the old Cardinals had worn that were woven with gold thread. I could go on and on about ...

Still in Beautiful Belgium

A travel blog entry by westolz on May 04, 2014

... in the service. It is a huge and beautiful church. After the tour, the guide left & we went on a canal boat tour. Unfortunately, we couldn't understand very much of what the guide said as he had a really heavy accent. After all of our walking, we needed more food; french fries, coke and then a waffle ice cream cone to make Wayne happy. Of course, he wasn't the only one to enjoy one. Great lunch! I do love junk food. We had ...

Bye Brussels & hello Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by miura09 on Aug 14, 2013

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... It was quite busy during this time. We got to our rooms and Nadzha was happy with it. Our air con worked and the wifi is good. The bathroom door is frosted though but I'm cool with it. The entrance has a few steps but thank goodness there's a lift. Once we settled, we went out for dinner. We walked around and then realised that 9€ is the average price here for a decent meal. We ordered a steak with ...


A travel blog entry by serenaabbott on Aug 02, 2013

... chilled at the hostel and played cards and chatted to a couple of people, then had another early night (think all the walking and travelling is finally getting to us!), very sad about getting our final train with our pass tomorrow, but really enjoyed our last full day in Belgium and are hoping to see a little bit more of Antwerp before we get the train to Lille around ...

Far out Brussels sprout!

A travel blog entry by rhys_raelene on Dec 13, 2012

1 comment, 16 photos

... double checked our ticket then checked the compass on my watch, sure enough we were heading south, the complete opposite direction. Technically we should have been in Brussels by now, instead we were just about in Bordeaux! Turns out Bruges is a small village in the Bordeaux region of France and in our hast in booking the tickets yesterday we assumed it was Bruges of Belgium! Embarrassed, grumpy and wishing we had missed the bloody train; we both got off ...

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