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... arriving in Ghent I found that the town centre was a bit of a walk. I tried to read the tram schedule but couldn't understand a thing, so I adopted the Haynes theory and jumped on a tram that was heading in the general direction. I felt a bit guilty as I didn't have a ticket so I spent half the trip praying there were no Belgian Met Police and the other half looking for street signs telling me I was going the right way (I didn't have a map so I'd taken a photo of the map at ...
... Art. It is charming enough but most of the "art" is a scramble of words along the side and utterly underwhelming. There were other hidden graffiti areas also scattered around the city. At one point as we wandered the narrow lanes I stepped over a grate in a lane a large rat ran underneath.
After walking food was at the forefront of my mind as we traipsed around. Particularly something ...
... even more awkward when Darren kept beeping it, and we had to drive really slowly behind her as the road wasn't big enough! We got to Karina's place and stopped, as the girl entered a house a few doors down. She definitely thought we were following her!! Poor thing! We said bye to Daren, then went to the kitchen where Karina cooked up some leftover soup for me and her, and added chili and cheese to it, which made it amazing. So yummy! When we finished, we said goodnight and headed up to ...
... today. We had to walk quite a bit between the three buildings, but the experience was just as great. It was incredible to see how their DCs work and even more incredible to see how much they had invested in their facility and machinery. I think seeing the DC gave us a better understanding to not only their supply chain, but an inside look to supply chains everywhere.
I was sad to leave BD because I knew that this experience was once in ...
... bit of Gent,
and the UZ Gent hospital where Sarah and I will be spending the next
3 months. On Tuesday, we were scheduled to have a medical appointment
in the morning at a local hospital, which apparently shares a name
with a medical institute on the other side of town. Guess which
location we went to first. Since we were still using our legs as our
main means of transportation, this mistake made us 30 minutes late