La Porte Cochere

Patersstraat 22, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900, 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

... while fighting in the battle of pascendale and he was buried in lijssenthoek cemetery 10km out of ypres. so early on the 8th july which is a public holiday in france I caught a train from paris to amiens the train was a nice escape from the wet cold weather outside. on arriving in amiens it was again raining. once finding the tour guide outside the train station I discovered there was only 3 people on our tour, the other couple were from aus and this was part of there honeymoon, ...

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by themaggiej

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... Canadian, ANZAC and French forces recaptured the Passchendale Ridge east of this city at a terrible cost of lives. After months of fighting and the huge loss of life, this battle resulted in only a few miles of ground won by Allied forces.


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  • Short days ago we lived

    A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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    ... were times when nobody showed up, I am told, although attendance has steadily been on the rise. I attended, and took my place around 7, since there are hundreds of people in town for the weekend. Slowly the stands began to fill up, and then, at 8, a line of buglers assumed their spot. Marching under the Gate, they played the Last Post. You could have heard a pin drop. I felt a shiver run through my body. This was something more than the simple memorial ...

    Bullecourt, Vimy, Fromelles

    A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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    ... soldiers who had no known grave from the action between April 9 & 12, 1917. In front of its soaring columns is a sculpture of a young grieving woman looking out over the countryside. It is said to depict the young nation of Canada mourning her dead. There were also a few cemeteries in the grounds.
    Then we went on to Zivy Crater where 48 men were buried as a result of a blast there. Their bodies have never been recovered, just their names ...

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