Ibis Gent Centrum Opera
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... want to risk it and asked an attendant. Stood in line for five mins just to find out, yes, same station. The ride was quite nice, sitting with our feet up and relaxing. We seemed to be on a local train, as it stopped a lot more than the last one. Leaving Laura on the train to the airport, I got off at Midi/Zuid station to find my hotel, the Pullman. I'm leaving in the morning from this station on the high speed train to Paris and wanted something close by, where I could ...
... we got ready, and left Karina to do a few things she had to do still and walked down to Ledebergplein, where we jumped on a tram into the city. We walked for a bit having a bit of a window shop at some chocolates, then went to a souvenir shop to see if Gent had a better sticker than Brussels did. But they didn't. Their stickers were very generic, just shields and emblems, and the mannekin pis one we got from Brussels was funny, so we decided to use that one. We kept ...
... holding an antiques fair in one part of it. There were some lovely art deco bits there, but I decided to be restrained and not buy a thing. Although they were a bit more than I could afford anyway!
I went along the main river sides which were rammed with bars and restaurants, but none of them seemed appealing. You seemed to be paying for the view rather than the food so I gave it a miss. I did look in one place which ...
After a stroll through the grungier areas of town around the railway station, we found our apartment in Sablon Zavel, an upmarket area between the Palais de Justice and Grand Sablon square. Its a nice area, full of antique shops, art galleries and cafes.
The house is 4 stories, with a tiny staircase up to the ...
... Biting back my inner Aretha Franklin, I tried to side-step the other tourists who had the same question written all over their faces and went outside to check if that was actual reality.
Since walking back didn’t seem like something we would both enjoy, we decided to take the tram. Of course, we narrowly missed it and instead of doing the right, healthy thing and walking towards the metro station, we sat down at the stop and waited. And waited. And ...
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