Ghent River Hotel
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... tour and naturally visited the Church of our Lady, which has the Michelangelo sculpture 'Madonna and child' on display in it's museum. While in Brugge we were also fortunate enough to also see the relic 'Holy Blood' which is on display on Fridays in the Basilica. Apparently Count Thiery of the Alsace brought it back from Jerusalem after the 2nd crusade. I'm not sure what DNA or Carbon dating analysis has been undertaken or even ...
... to see a little fluffy face tilted at an appealing angle and two pleading eyes. Dan turned around to take a look. He reached out to pet its head and the owner turned and smiled.
“I’m Christine!” she offered as she slipped off the pack and pulled out the little dog. “She loves attention!” she bubbled with a German accent. “What are you drinking? ‘ she asked and launched into ...
... with the Samurai sauce which was also delicious. When we were done, we headed back, and said goodbye to Daren who was on his way out (he was staying with a different friend for the next few nights) and sat down with Karina who had just gotten back. We had a good chat with her while she ate the dinner that Daren had cooked for her, and played with the cats, then we got a tour of the house and put our bags in our room. We freshened up a bit, then got ready to go out for a ...
... bumping into Rennaissance but we had far more exciting things to look at as the waitress came out with our two main dishes, both Belgian specialities. I had opted for Ghentse Waterzooi, favourite dish of Charles V (born in Ghent) - it was originally known as poor man's stew, but tasted divine. Mark chose Viaammse Stoverij, a beef stew made with dark Belgian beer (no surprises there) and as Flemish a dish as you can get. I had a glass of ...
... in Ghent we just ignore you;
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGhent River Hotel
Friendly staff, very clean hotel, excellent location!
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