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... map in hand, glasses close by, and off (after coffee by the gateway, of course). The Belgiums must have excellent eyesight as the printing on the maps is absolutely miniscule. First stop was Gravensteen, the Castle of the Counts.
A castle had been on this site since the 8th C, with the current castle begun in the 12th C. Its structure and ...
... on, with no handrail. It all adds to this interesting tapestry of apartments we have lived in during this year.
The day Australia played Holland, we found a local Irish pub to watch the game, and not surprisingly we were the only Australians in a pub full of Dutch supporters, all of whom were very polite in celebrating their victory. Australia's next game will be when we're in Holland, and is at the same time as ...
... took us into a little bar down an alleyway, called Druppelkot. There was an old man at the bar there, with a cigar in his mouth, who seemed to not enjoy his job that much, but I think maybe it was just how he was. We read the drinks list, which was full of about 50 flavours of this drink they make, called Druppels (drops) which is kind of like schnapps. We struggled to choose a flavour, so Karina suggested a few, and I ended up getting blood orange, Karina got ...
... men sitting round drinking coffee or whatever they drink .Cant imagine where all the women are. Had nice dinner last nite at restarant next door and today had good look round Grand Plac and it is charming found Mannekek Pis was surprised at how small it is. Rather liked his big brother.!!The weather was quite wet which we are due for when all said and done. ...
... exist in Ghent.
I really liked Ghent. I didn't stay there long enough to see everything (I missed the Ghent Altarpiece for example), only 36h altogether, but it was great to stroll along the old streets and to have lunch in one of those lovely little cafes full of students.
One last story to end this trip: the only other inhabitant of my hostel room was asian, Korean I think, in the opposite corner of the dormitory. In ...