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  1. Apr 20, 2007 #1
    I live in Ghent, Belgium...Here are some pics...

    The Three Towers of Ghent (in the last building, the Sint Baafs, the famous Van Eyck painting "The Agnus Dei" is kept. One part of that paiting was stolen in the early 1930ties)

    The historical center

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  3. Apr 20, 2007 #2


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    Ghent's a lovely city :smile:

    Good beer too :wink: Spent a few hours in the Bierkoning last time I was there o:)
  4. Apr 20, 2007 #3
    Never visited "de dulle griet" or "de trollenkelder" ? They have lots of different beers there.

  5. Apr 20, 2007 #4
    I love the butter-cream colors of the historic area. Very nice photos!
  6. Apr 21, 2007 #5
    i love the river, hope one day i could be there.
  7. Apr 21, 2007 #6
    I saw the traveling exhibt of 18th century Dutch paintings from your National Museum last week. Very Nice. You have a lovely country.
  8. Apr 22, 2007 #7
    i got stranded from my group 18 km from Ieper with no money
    caught a bus with no money and walked and hitchhiked for a bit of too

    got very nice people
  9. Apr 22, 2007 #8

    How did that happen ?

  10. Apr 22, 2007 #9
    well...we stopped at this memorial...i was looking at the cross of remembrance when i realised the bus was leaving...i ran after it but it didnt stop....

    i waited a while at the place but they didnt come back...so i got walk approx 7 km, hitchhiked 3km and caught a bus for the last 4 and found them at ieper

    i got shouted lunch:biggrin:
  11. Apr 22, 2007 #10
    Very awesome photos!
  12. Apr 23, 2007 #11


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    Yeah -- have been to the trollenkelder, I think. It's across the other side of town from the castle -- heading through the square, right?

    At least, I've been to a place with lots of beer and lots of trolls :smile:
  13. Apr 23, 2007 #12


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    Have a bit of Amsterdam...


    Bridge in the Jordaan :smile:
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