Ghent River Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGhent River Hotel
Friendly staff, very clean hotel, excellent location!
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... Still nothing. With the time approaching 11:30pm, I went to the train station to see if I could go to Brussels for the night. I saw on the screen that the last train was departing for Brussels in 10 minutes. This was by far the most stressful part of my trip so far. Problem after problem occurred even before I boarded the train and the worst of it happening actually on the train. Instead of writing it all out, I decided to make a list. - Last train departed in 10 minutes - ...
Hazy sunshine but cool. Into the flower markets, followed by a book market along the canal and finally a produce market up by St Michaels. Decided that was enough markets, and laden with goodies, all edible, returned to stash them at the apartment.
Whilst near St Michaels, stuck our heads in the outer door. ...
... manage to get to the Magritte gallery, but surprisingly we did manage to spend an hour in the Autoworld museum. Guess who the tour guide was that day?
As Ghent is conveniently located about halfway between Brussels and Brugge, again we took the opportunity to travel by train and spend a day in Brugge. The old town of Brugge is a really pretty town, beautifully maintained and crawling with tourists. We did a self ...
... so with her accent, she was able to successfully claim ignorance, and we obviously didn't speak any Dutch, so he let us all off, and we continued into town, walking the bikes. We didn't have so far to go though, so it was alright. We walked through the beautiful old medieval town, and over some beautiful bridges crossing the river. We stopped at the hospital, as Karina had to drop something off for work (she's a cleaner there) then we crossed the pretty bridge again ...
... shaking me by the shoulder, still speaking phrases in an urgent tone, trying to wake me up. I answered with a stern "Ho!". He jumped back, let out a couple of shocked "Ah!", then ran as he could towards his bed, jumped in and curled up under the blanket, completely hidden from sight.
I didn't sleep much for the rest of the night, and was happy to see the sun rise... But even that event didn't prevent me from enjoying my stay! :)