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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... Brugge; in my humble opinion, Ghent is Jersey to Brugge's New York City.
Despite the gray, forbidding, gritty feel of the city, Ghent still impresses. We stood on a bridge and saw no less than four castles in one view. And like Brugge, the town is divided by a lovely canal, and the canalside buildings are colorful and charming in the Flemish stepped-facade style (a style with a facade near the roof ...
... that was used for capital punishment until the 1860's and looked upon the tools of the trade of the local executioner who also inflicted corporal punishment such as removing a hand from a thief by way of an axe (known as 'een beul').
On the way out of the city we enjoyed an ice-cream. Speculoos ice-cream!!! Yes just like the dutch Speculaas only spelled differently.
... to make the most of our time... We've made all accommodation bookings based on wifi availability - what the hell did we do before this for entertainment and down time? We've been exploring the food here too. We've all been trying the chocolates. We've tried Belgian Frites (the second go better than the first), and some of the local stews (yum). I've even tried a few beers (pretty good since I'm not a ...
... like an atom! It was very cool, and massive! We got some photos out the front of it, then bought our tickets and went inside. The first thing they did was put us in an elevator with a see-through roof and take us very quickly to the ball at the top of the structure, where they had windows all around the walls with great views over Brussels and the surrounding area. One side had a cool looking miniature park called Mini Europe, and we could see lots of miniature replicas ...
... by the side of the road with their bonnets up waiting for mechanical assistance. At one stage we even saw a modern looking motorhome being hauled up onto the back of a tray truck, but the Flash, just kept on going, never missing a beat. I’ll admit there were a few times when I was a 'tad' frustrated with his ability ...