Holiday Inn Express Gent
Travel Blogs from Ghent
... Chile, so my guess is we won't find a pub that's showing the Australia vs Spain game!
We spent a day in Ghent on a walking tour of the old city, including the 12th Century Castle of the Counts, which the tourist guides advise, if you miss it you ought to be tortured by spending a day in the dungeon with thumb screws or even the guillotine. Ghent is a city with several stunning churches and cathedrals, but what everyone ...
... hour to get there! After being in some massive countries, we'd kind of forgotten how small Belgium is! We got off the train and looked around a bit for a snack, but didn't find anything we liked the look of so decided just to head out to Karina's house. We got on a ridiculously packed bus, which was awkward with our big jackets and bags, and caught the bus out to Ledebergplein, then walked up the road to her house. We were greeted at the door by Daren, who was ...
... of the wheat". One of the houses used to be a Granary, stocking wheat and grain; and next door to it was the Guild house of the Grain Weighers.. There was a Toll masters house - fella who collected tolls from boats entering the harbour and there was also a house which belonged to the Guild of Free Sailors and another that belonged to the Guild of Bricklayers. In fact, a lot of these houses belonged to what they called Craft Guilds and what ...
... 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 ...
... at houses designed by Victor Horta the father of Art Nouvaux architecture in Belgium and the world.He was inspired by the works of William Morris of England and the Arts and craft movement that used nature and flowing forms to design.We visited the inside of his home which was fantastic. Every little detail in the house was decorative down to the door handles. We came across a market in a local park. We lunched on strawberries, apricots, ...
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