Bed & Breakfast De Promenade

Franslaan 98, Nieuwpoort, West Flanders, 8620, Belgium | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Nieuwpoort

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... in town. Extremely modern with all the multimedia gizmos and gadgets, along with the normal stuff you'd expect in such a place. Greg then mounted his trusty steed and headed out to Essex Farm, 2.5km from our B&B. (Wendy had a lay afternoon out of the rain). This is where the famous LTCOL McCrae wrote that moving poem "In Flanders Fields". We loved this poem, it captures the whole essence of war. Once learnt never forgotten. Time to remember it: In Flanders fields ...

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 ...

Tuesday 30 July

A travel blog entry by nashira2116

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... fixed up my iPad and securely stored my photos. It was raining when we tried to leave for the Y.C. So our families with cars have very kindly been ferrying us back and forth. It settled down once we arrived and the kids were able to line up for their launch time without getting wet. Amanda, Mike, Mandy and I went around to the western jetty hoping to wave to them as they headed out but they were too quick for us. We did catch Daryl and the others on the yacht as they ...

Saturday 27 July

A travel blog entry by nashira2116

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Today was the Opening Ceremony for the International Cadets 2013 World Championship. 11 countries are taking part this time. Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland and the Ukraine. There was a long walk for them in the parade but I think it was to allow time to notify the army helicopter which had the paratroopers on board. They timed it so that the paratroopers came down at the end of the speeches. It was a pretty ...

Tuesday 23 July

A travel blog entry by nashira2116

... and I then found some lunch and wandered around the shops. We found some chocolate shops and a couple of nice clothes shops. It's more catering for the tourists on this side of the Yser River than where we are but I prefer to visit there and return to our quieter side. Daryl has gone back to the club to wait for the boys and we'll get into dinner preparation soon. It should be a quieter, earlier night tonight - I may even get some of The Last Englishman read. Au revoir for now, ...

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