Hotel the Boatel

Voorhoutkaai 44, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium | Hotel
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    A travel blog entry by waterswandering on Aug 08, 2014

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    ... the day and watch the people walk by.

    As the sun started to set, we found our way to the Market centre and got on a horse drawn cart. Our driver was funny in his accent (think Mr Bean speaking English with a Dutch accent) and explanations as he took us on a 30 minute tour around town. It was quite a charming and romantic experience - not as tacky as it may sound! Although the ...

    Its Charms Require Ferreting Out

    A travel blog entry by summersabroad on Jul 18, 2014

    58 photos

    Honestly, I think Brugge spoiled me. It took me a while to warm up to Ghent, in part because a lot of the old is intermixed with, and overshadowed by, the new. Which is not to say that it wasn't worth going -- I'd simply recommend a different order for town visits. There's a lot of really great architecture in Ghent, though a fair ...

    We Love Our Belgium Chocolates

    A travel blog entry by marty387 on Aug 22, 2013

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    ... with a 45 minute boat tour in the rain. We were both pleasantly surprised how beautiful the city was. By the time the time the tour boat ended, it had stopped raining. The city had a medieval feel to it, with many winding streets, and shops. Of course we had to stop and sample our first Belgium chocolate. Hershey chocolate it isn’t! We were both ready to skip dinner and go back for four more chocolates, but after four pieces ...

    Crashing dorm rooms

    A travel blog entry by matt_l on Oct 18, 2012

    ... about eight months since I got it, once the laptop dies on the train, it’s reading time. Headed back to Joke’s, watched some 30 Rock, wrote a little bit more of the entries that I needed to catch up on, and just chilled out for a while. Lynn fell pretty sick at the start of the day, but apparently she was feeling better. So Joke dropped me over there on the way over to hockey practice, and I hung out there for a while. We ...

    De Draecke Hostel, 8pm

    A travel blog entry by jeremyhill on Sep 28, 2012

    28 photos

    ... until the driver rings the bell; b) they come often, sometimes less than a minute apart; and c) their size – low speed but high mass still means loads of kinetic energy and loads of mess should an incident occur.

    Number two on the list is bikes because a) there are so many of them; b) they go in multiple directions so you avoid one and enter the path of another; and c) the cyclists wear no fluorescent gear – ...