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The day started with the usual breakfast selection of cereal, bread and a choice of 7 cheeses.
We travelled by charter bus to Ghent for our first rehearsal with other choirs of the commisioned piece for the 1000 Voices concert, a 60 page Penderecki written entirely in Latin. Today there were 300 voices, with choirs from England, Ireland, …
... at St. Michael's. Sometimes it seems like these old medieval church builders kept trying to one up each other. Regardless, it works out for us because we get to see one cool church after the other. There were individual rooms lining the sides of the church where people were buried, many of them church cardinals. It seemed like there were churches within churches, because even behind the main massive altarpiece there was a separate small prayer ...
MAY 4, 2014 - SEVENTH DAY
Up at 7:00 as the first tour leaves at 9:00. I splurged at breakfast and requested eggs benedict, bacon and fruit. Very good! Wayne picked up our tour colors (to tell us what color lollipop to follow), and they asked whether we wanted the easy walking or regular walking tour. He chose "easy" for me. As it turned out, it was too "easy" and the four of us felt like we were barely moving. The ...
... train ride, however when we got to the station in God knows where Belgium our train was nowhere to be found(bad omen in retrospect). Apparently our previous train was late by a few minutes causing us to be stranded in a foreign country with no phone or internet to contact our host Greet in Diest to tell her we would be late. We soon put together a new route that would get us there about 2 hours late and we would figure a way to contact her ...
... of the most important cities in Europe, was larger than London & 2nd only to Paris in size
Bruges & Ghent were the first major cities in Belgium & thriving economies in the 13th & 14th
centuries for the manufacture and trading of cloth The guild halls in the market squares were to ...