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... have some time and head for a coffee and quick breakfast in the station before taking one of the next trains that brings us to Ghent.
We sit in the wrong compartment (1st class) and once our tickets are controlled need to switch to seats in 2nd class. We do not mind until we are followed by a random woman who pushes into the seat on the opposite to us, so we decide to leave until we ...
... given that we were both wearing four layers to battle the freezing temperatures outside. The climb definitely warmed us up. The view was incredible at the top and we got a real treat because the carillon (picture a sort of church organ that controls multiple bells played together in song) played while we were literally underneath the bells while at the top. It was loud, but it was so cool to get to hear it from inside the tower. The carillon song ...
... night life especially on weekends. After checking into the hotel our first stop was Gravensteen Castle or the Castle of the Counts which looks over the old part of the city. The castle was built by Philip of Alsace in 1180 and modeled after Crusader castles he saw during the Second Crusade. The castle served as the seat of the Counts of Flanders until the 14th century then a courthouse, a prison, ...
... fees. I had some coins (1s, 2s and 5s) that had been weighing down my purse so we put them on the table next to us. Mistake 2. A wino picked them up and then kept coming back to us for more...getting more and more insistent and closer with each circuit! So sad to watch all the social problems rolling around the train station...and the city... We've seen so many types of beggars. A version I hadn't seen before is the young girls asking for your signature to what ...
... needed and already bought some anti-mosquito spray.
We're not taking anti-malaria pills, since they might cause some nasty side effects.
Last year in Florida I had an allergic reaction to mosquito bites and felt really awful for a couple of days, so hopefully the spray will do the trick! Fingers crossed.
To get in the Thai mood, we ...