Weekly Photo: Canal in Ghent, Belgium

Weekly Photo: Canal in Ghent, Belgium

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View of a canal in the centre of Ghent, Belgium. Taken by Wikimedia Commons user Alvesgaspar.

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Ghent is a beautiful little city, the second largest city in Belgium. Located in the Flemish region of the country, it is the capital and largest city of the East Flanders province. Every year the ten-day-long Ghent Festival is held, bringing in over two million visitors.

Here’s another view:

The Graslei is one of the most scenic places in Ghent’s old city centre. Taken by Wikimedia Commons user Alvesgaspar.
Christian "Krzysiek" Eilers is a twenty-something who constantly likes to look up the next flight out of JFK. His life goal is to visit every country in the world; as a young adult working full-time, he often settles on visiting the near countries of Central and South America and the Caribbean, knocking these off the list as it is less of a financial strain than Europe or Asia. Caffeine is his vice, and if he doesn't have a coffee in his hands, then it's probably a green tea. A native of New York City, when he is not traveling, he can find an abundance of cultural influences right in his own city, enough to keep him satisfied until the next country's beckon cannot be ignored any longer.

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