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Sint-Niklaasstraat 9, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900, Belgium | B&B
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Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...

The western front

A travel blog entry by kerri.hobman

... he even found some information on him for me. lijssenthoek is the second biggesy common wealth cemetry in flanders, the biggest being tyne cot. in tyne cot most soldiers sre unknown where as most at lijssenthoek are known as it was a base hospital and most of these doldiers died here of there injuries. there is a very well done new information centre here that has info on the hospital and family information on soldiers buried here and each day they comemirate a soldier wjo ...

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by themaggiej

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... from the battlefields of the a Western Front. Under its impressive arch is listed the names of 54,332 men who perished and who have no known grave. The names represent the fallen up until 16th August 1917. Those who died from that date until the end of the war are mentioned on panels at Tyne Cot cemetery. There are 34,984 of them. People come from around the world to take part in this ceremony each night and we have been surprised by the large crowds there the last ...

Our own Trench experience & Hill 60

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... Cemetery and the Canadian Memorial (with Maple trees just starting to turn autumn colours around it). At the cemetery were a number of headstones with the inscription, 'Buried near this spot' or 'Buried elsewhere in this cemetery'. Then back down the road to Hill 62 and a privately owned museum with a trench area. There was a super amount of memorabilia and war finds that have been added to the displays. It was very extensive. Then out the back is a vast area that has a ...

Bullecourt, Vimy, Fromelles

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... farm houses scattered along the roads amongst the fields.
Ypres (in French & Ieper in Flemish/Dutch) is surrounded by intact ramparts and a moat. Our B&B is just inside the Lille gate (southern entrance) and free parking is usually available around the corner – we had no problem. Veronique offered us tea, coffee & a tart each on arrival which was a lovely touch. She also provided us with a map, locating various ...

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This B&B, located on Sint-Niklaasstraat 9, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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