Fun Surprises (and some disturbing ones) in Ghent

We decided when planning this trip that everywhere we wanted to go was within an easy train distance from Brussels.  And with little kids we didn’t want to be changing hotels every evening.  So with Brussels as our homebase, we decided we will spend one day in Brussels, one in Ghent and one day in Bruges – covering 3 of Belgium’s 4 cities (we won’t have enough time to make it to Antwerp) – our last day is a Sunday and since nothing will be likely open, we’ll just lay low around the area of our hotel til we have to leave for our flight. Continue reading