"Going exotic II" Top 5 Page for this destination Gent Off The Beaten Path Tip by Norali

Gent Off The Beaten Path: 112 reviews and 165 photos

  Exotic Ghent
by Norali

Belgian Independence celebration:

Why not the unusual way? The Pole Pole festival.

The quays were arranged to host this festival and the Gentse Feesten. The music I heard there were everything but Belgian. No K's Choice, no Arno, no Clouseau, no Hooverphonic (I would like though, esp. for this one!), no Brel.

Instead, we had something else. Different and festive. Latin bands, some ragga and reggae... And the surrounding sounds! Laughters, Brazilian percussion music, crowd....

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 16, 2003
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