B&B Oude Houtmarkt

Oude houtmarkstraat 24, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Ypres

Getting there...

A travel blog entry by zachandsarah

14

... in the Midi Brussels Station and went on a search for our train to Brugge. After asking several people we come to find out the trains to Bruge have been delayed for the past several hours. Nothing we could do so we grabbed something to eat. There finally seemed hope that one of the trains would come - 51 minutes late of it's original departure time... 52, 54, 55, 57, 59. 7:02 it finally came. At the time it seemed like 2am because we'd been up ...

Canals and chocolates

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

7

... lace and chocolate! Every other shop is a chocolate shop. All the Belgian chains are here: Godiva, Leonidas and Neuhaus. Plus a whole raft of individual chocolate makers. Some with mini factories at the back, the little chocolates and larger slaps being made by hand as you watched. The rich chocolate smell filling the air in the more expensive of the shops. Belgian chocolate is some of the most famous in the world, along with Swiss. By law, the chocolates ...

Bruges in the rain

A travel blog entry by kobky

10

... spending a night, what a pity.

Another highlight of the little old town is Belfry. Please be careful, if you are not fit, since you have to catch your breath while climbing up to the top of the tower. And the spiral stairwell is narrow and steep.

We spent one night in hotel Duc de Bourgogne, fortunately, we came here in the low season. Sinnce the room at this hotel ...

And now we lie, in Flanders fields

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

2

... cemetery is on the top of a slight incline, and it's easy to imagine how difficult the Commonwealth troops must have had it, fighting uphill against the Germans. Today, however, the cemetery is the final resting place of nearly 12,000 soldiers, with over 8000 of those remaining unidentified. Blowing on my hands through my gloves, I shivered my way through the muddy cemetery, looking at the headstones. Nearby, a lone piper played a mournful dirge in front of ...

Final day 'In Flanders' Fields'

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

6

... and nurses from shells and fire. These were gradually added to and made more and more solid, ending up being of concrete. There is a memorial to him there with a plaque inscribed with the poem in his own handwriting.
From here it was to Langemark German Cemetery - a totally different experience. The German cemeteries are made to blend in with the natural surroundings. Here there were low grassed walls, oak trees and the feeling the soldiers are buried in ...

Location

This B&B, located on Oude houtmarkstraat 24, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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