Holiday Inn Gent Expo
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Travelwithjorg stayed here on Apr 24, 2011 during their trip titled: Weekend Trips.
From there, we chained the bikes to a railing along with a hundred others (thank God ours are a bright shiny blue) and took a stroll or rather a stagger (it was sweltering) along the banks of the Lys. On both sides were the most beautiful rows of houses, three storey stepped gable, 14th century. Graslei is the street running up one side - means "street of herbs and vegetables" and Koornlei runs along the opposite bank - ...
... auf Mitgefühl, Weisheit, Gerechtigkeitssinn, Empathie oder auch Verständnis.Eher als um das Herz geht es also um die rechte Gehirnhälfte, in der die soziale Fähigkeiten stecken. Sich in andere Menschen hineinzuversetzen zu können ist eine Art emotioneler Intellegenz. Leider gibt es das Fach nicht an der Schule, aber lohen würde es sich zumal in einer Welt, in der die Schere zwischen Arm und Reich immer weiter auseinander klappt.
... to the Justice Palace which was supposed to be magnificent but turned out to be on renovation… but we had a chance to enjoy a gorgeous view from the terrace right next to it. After walking around looking for a purpose, Ivo started going on and on about the Basilica of Sacre-Coeur (apparently one of the oldest in the country), so I said fine to going there. Reaching the last metro station we walked for seemingly miles towards the mirage-like basilica which felt ...
... as Gent.
Bern waited patiently halfway up while the rest of us scaled the heights.
Basilica of the Holy Blood was closed for lunch (seriously, we heard them talk about sandwiches) so off on the essential canal cruise.
Very funny student guide who must have been only telling jokes in English or Flemish is like telegraphese as there wasn't much of it.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
It was a good hotel with a tram nearby to go to the city center.
Good breakfast too.
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