Ibis Gent Centrum Opera
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... protein in the sausage and your veggies in the tasty onions on top. Next we poked our heads into the lower level of Ghent's belfry, but decided against climbing the tower because we had paid primo dollar to climb one belfry and were, as jonathan says, full up on bell tower climbs for the day. Next stop on our walking tour was probably the coolest part of the day. St. Bavo's cathedral. The cathedral is massive with an even bigger altarpiece then ...
MAY 4, 2014 - SEVENTH DAY
Up at 7:00 as the first tour leaves at 9:00. I splurged at breakfast and requested eggs benedict, bacon and fruit. Very good! Wayne picked up our tour colors (to tell us what color lollipop to follow), and they asked whether we wanted the easy walking or regular walking tour. He chose "easy" for me. As it turned out, it was too "easy" and the four of us felt like we were barely moving. The ...
... it seems to have a little bit of everything. The people speak French, dutch and English. We're staying in a great pedestrian zone with so many restaurants, bars and pubs. The city is busy but nothing compared to the crowds in Italy. Today, we walked to a beautiful park and saw many people chatting, reading and basking in the glorious sun - the weather is fantastic! Having an early night tonight, catching the euro star tomorrow directly to London! A big city ahead of ...
... is big in Belgium and will get you train tickets from a machine and cash from cash machines. Mister Foreigner like me has to take a hike to another cash machine or queue up at the kiosk to buy his train ticket.
I've decided Gent is a dangerous place out on the streets. Due to vehicles. And cars seem to be the most timid ones.
Number one on the danger list is trams because a) they glide along and you can’t hear ...
... only here for one night-otherwise I could eat way too much of that stuff! Eventually we all went out to a bar and tried some new beers. The bar we were at holds a world record for most flavored beers. Out of the entire list of beers I had to try the chocolate flavored one! It was actually pretty good! After spending a couple hours at the bar we decided to call it a night and head to bed. Tomorrow is a long day full of travel by bus as we make our way to ...