Poortackere Monasterium Hotel

Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ghent

Ghent, Wish We had More Time

A travel blog entry by mark_robyn


... that were used in the 14th through 18th centuries. Looking at these torture devices and reading the descriptions of how they were used it is amazing how man can come up with all the different ways to kill. The torture to death usually was meant as a humiliation for a crime or to get a confession followed by death. The castle tour takes you to the top where there was a very good view of the city from ...

Butterfly Pirate!

A travel blog entry by kyajade


... to find them for me) so I sent an email off to get a username/password to do the test, then we headed downstairs. Karina was making pancakes, and made us some apple and sultana pancakes, which were pretty yummy! Then she had to practice some facepainting again, so while Darren practiced his scales on guitar, I got turned into a beautiful butterfly! It took only 7 minutes, which she was worried about, because it was apparently too ...

Sunday in Ghent

A travel blog entry by melendra


... got to know one another by chatting politely.

After general introductions and niceties were out of the way, we all took the bus to a FABULOUS park. First of all, it is giant, with a lake, river, playing fields, multiple playgrounds, a hedge maze, swimming area, and more. Second, there was a nice green patch of grass right near the largest playground for us to spread blankets on. Since we arrived fairly early, ...

Battlefield Tours

A travel blog entry by heatherandmike


Hello from Gent ( or Ghent) Belgium,

One of our wishes on this trip was to get a good look at the Canadian battlefields and memorials in this part of the world. Almost all of the heavy fighting from WWI and the D Day fighting occurred in this area of Europe. After leaving Mount St. Michel, we decided to take a quick trip to Giverny . It was in Giverny that Monet painted his most famous series of waterlillies. The actual small town of Giverny is quite picturesque and we ...

Brussels, Belgium

A travel blog entry by jess-pearce


... after that long train ride! I was just wanting a shower and fresh clothes. Once we got to Brussels our bus tried to drop us off at the European Commisions but there was construction (which seems to be everywhere we go) so the bus came to a dead end and we walked about 10minutes to get to our destinations. I am surprised that the buses even attempt driving down the narrow streets. At the European Commisions we listened to a guest speaker who spoke ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Oude Houtlei 56, Ghent, is near St. Michael's Bridge, Bijlokemuseum, Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten), and City Hall (Stadhuis).
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