Travel Blogs from Ghent
... paths were quite charming (other than trying to roll you suitcase over them - it which case it inspired creativity as we navigated the smoothest path to avoid our arms jostling out of their sockets). There are 12km of canals that weave through the town, which just add to the ambience. Locals tell us that Brugge is sometimes referred to as “little Venice of the North”.
We spent that ...
... back street square promising music. Didn't happen. So Wenz and I passed the time drinking coffee and taking pics of each other. Worth the effort, I'm sure you agree.
Tomorrow we fly home. It's been an amazing 6 weeks, with you at my digital elbow all the way.
I've had fun - hope you have too!!
... through mid quotes and Credit Card issues (dont ever use Once Credit). Of course an hour after booking these, we were offered jobs but NO MATTER, we still stand by our decision. Knowing our plans, we could give our Belgian hosts a proposal for our departure. Next weekend confirmed, with the exception of required alternate arrangements during their absence this weekend, due to a work trip.
So what to do with this time then? 3 nights over the weekend. Well, ...
... to Brussels.
Taking the train has always been a fun and exciting way to travel. Today is no different, taking
the Train to Gent is just as enjoyable, just as delightful as when I was young....Still a little girl, just
in a big person's body.
As I walked to the entrance of the train station, I am embraced by a warm
familiar smell of freshly baked waffles and coffee. It is like someone placing
a warm blanket around you after ...
... and were also subject to horrible acts of torture. One of the outer squares was where they would execute people, away from the public...so as not to offend the delicate? It is an awful thought for me, and I found it an unpleasant display of historical events. Ghent itself is a lovely city and I would love to spend a weekend there exploring further. There's a pretty promenade along the river and delightful ...