B&B Oude Houtmarkt

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

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

The western front

A travel blog entry by kerri.hobman

... day. as you walk to the cemetary there is a metal fence that has lines cut into it to show how many soldiers died here each day. John Lewis Scott my great great uncle was buried in the plot closest to the entrance and beside him was a young man from his battalion who died on the same day. John was 25 when he died and he had already fought in gallipoli, im 25 and I cant imagine what that would have been like. it was very special to travel here and represent my family in honoring ...

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by themaggiej

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... when we have attended.


  • Our visit to Ieper has been a very special and emotional experience. Tomorrow we head off to Bruges.

  • Our own Trench experience & Hill 60

    A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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    ... trench system. We were pleased we arrived just as two buses of school groups left, one of them being PLC Pymble. I had read and also reminded by Trevor at breakfast yesterday to take an extra pair of boots as it could be muddy. Could be??!! We were up to our ankles in mud and water and slush. Fortunately I had hiking boots but Greg just had old runners and so not only his shoes but also his socks were putrid very quickly. It really gave us a small taste of something else the ...

    Bullecourt, Vimy, Fromelles

    A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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    ... free wifi code and discount booklet for attractions. Our room is lovely. On the deep blue wall it has the words in white – ‘In Flanders' fields the poppies blow ...’ - simple but powerful. Ypres (pronounced Ee- pra or Eep) has beautiful cobblestoned streets, lovely Flemish/Dutch style gabled roof houses, beautifully ornate Cloth Hall, cathedral & Town Hall which are all beautifully lit at night.
    We walked up to a ...

    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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