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- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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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, …
... breakfast and coffee, tried out our toilet and rearranged our packing to tidy Ruby a bit. When the rain stopped, we cycled into Bruges. Cycle paths are impressive in Belgium and put the UK to shame. Bruges is STUNNING. We stood in the town square speechless to begin with. Had photos in the town square (which reminded us of the sketch in Trigger Happy TV where he does a "tour" on a horse and cart which goes round and round the roundabout pointing out 'windowsh.') We had a ...
A very pedestrian and cyclist friendly city. The highlight was being able to lie in the park on green grass in the sun, amongst the cathedrals and town hall listening to a pianist play. Ghent seemed to be a less touristy Bruges, so we spent the day wondering around the canals and, of course, having the standard coffee and waffle. Gents latest claim to fame is the movie Monuments Men, which the painting made of many ...
... in for most of the time....Good for him and good for us. : )
The next day we being my family and I along with my mother and Tante Kik (Great Aunt) met her for tea time.
The Apartment and its Neighborhood:
For this visit we used Air Bn'B to find an apartment in the northern part of Ghent. The apartment we found was located along the river, near the harbor. It was in a neighborhood with a ...
... an old brick building, and we added some more photos to our growing list of beers and chatted for a bit. Karina had to leave after a little bit as she had to go to the doctors for a medical certificate (she'd called in sick today, shhh!) so we went to head out as well and go to another pub, but on our way out the door, Darren joked with a guy on another table and they ended up inviting us over for a drink with them! So we had some more beers, and had a good chat and laugh with ...