Hotel Ascona

Voskenslaan 105, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000 , Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ghent

Belgium - Week 24

A travel blog entry by dedmonds on Jun 22, 2014

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We arrived in Ghent (Gent/Gand depending on what language you speak) late in the afternoon on the day that Belgium was playing Algeria in the World Cup. It felt like all residents of Ghent were making their way to a stadium or pub where the game was being shown on big screens. Belgian flags were hanging out of apartment windows and cars and bikes were draped in ribbons in the Belgian colours. Thankfully Belgium won the game 2-1 and ...

Atomium and Couchsurfing

A travel blog entry by kyajade on Nov 25, 2013

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... Karina brought out the two bikes that she had and we went out the front. Darren went to ride one, but the seat was too high, so I jumped on one, and Karina got on the other, then I tried to ride with Darren on the back. It was really hard and I couldn't get balanced, so he ended up jumping on the back of Karina's and we rode into town like that. It was pretty fun to be on a bike again, and funny watching Darren jumping on and off the bike at the red lights! As we ...

Monkey business in Ghent

A travel blog entry by roamingfree on Jul 14, 2013

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... bumping into Rennaissance but we had far more exciting things to look at as the waitress came out with our two main dishes, both Belgian specialities. I had opted for Ghentse Waterzooi, favourite dish of Charles V (born in Ghent) - it was originally known as poor man's stew, but tasted divine. Mark chose Viaammse Stoverij, a beef stew made with dark Belgian beer (no surprises there) and as Flemish a dish as you can get. I had a glass of ...

A day in civilisation

A travel blog entry by wanderingnomad- on Oct 20, 2012

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... br>


As I hand over my passport to the attendant I receive a “Is this your
first time in Morocco?”. I nod and the passport control guy smiles “Welcome to
Morocco!” and then stamps my passport loudly.





Okay so I was in. That was far too easy. I love countries where you
don’t need a visa.





This was the part I’d be worried about. When you first step through
those doors ...

McDonald's, Korenmarkt, 12pm

A travel blog entry by jeremyhill on Sep 27, 2012

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... assumptions: a) the driver was a man; and b) that the proficient driver does not have a well-rehearsed plan for dealing with errant pedestrians ie don’t slam on the brakes until you’re a certain distance from them. A distance which could be quite short indeed.

I have the Use-it free map and guide of Ghent – they spell it with an ‘h’ – called "Act like a ...

Location

This hotel, located on Voskenslaan 105, Ghent, is near St. Michael's Bridge, Bijlokemuseum, Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten), and City Hall (Stadhuis).
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