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... br> •Mtb tocht 1995 - Gent Santiago de Compostella
•Mtb tocht 2003 - Rome en Alpen
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... and parties around town. Yesterday there was a market downtown so I had a good time eating down there. :). Today not much of anything going on around town do I toured a castle that counts usesto use int he middle ages. Very cool museum w A torture room that has a full on account of how torture took place in the middle ages. Also spent some time in the cathedral. Was pretty sweet. So many pieces of stained glass and artifacts and sculptures. Amazing ...
... squares, across the St Michielsburg Bridge, by the Graversteen Castle and admired the delightful facades of the buildings lining the city's main canal. As we were hurriedly making our way back to the train station the threatening skies eventually opened and we were caught in a downpour. Unfortunately we did not have time to wait for the rain to pass as we would have missed our train. Thankfully it ...
... like, you know 'so quaint..'.
As expected they love beer, we went to a beer house last night with 150 beers which is all well and good if you have a clue what you're doing, we went for more of a close your eyes and stick a pin it it approach, which seemed to work OK actually. More beer tonight and dins at some 'locals' favourite, according to Tom our landlord who seems very stylish so we'll trust his ...
Y nos fuimos de Francia!!! Esto suponía un cambio significativo. Pasamos de tener siempre alguien que hablaba español, a un idioma totalmente desconocido. En Bélgica se hablan dos idiomas oficiales, el Francés y el Dutch (Holandés). Si bien este último es MUY parecido al alemán (entendemos, por escrito, un 60% de lo que se lee, porque hablado es muuuy diferente!!), igual era otro idioma. Y la mayoría no habla inglés, cosa que es habitual en otros países de Europa. Por ...