Llamedos

Rijselseweg 126, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900, Belgium | B&B
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Short days ago we lived

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... happen all over the world. It is here, where men marched to die. The battlefields are just down the road. It was indescribable. There was silence, and the crowd murmured as one, "and at the going down of the sun, we will remember them." Due to the holiday, there was an extended ceremony, and wreaths were laid. Then, the Flanders Memorial pipe and drum band played. It was at this point that the lady next to me started sniffing, and I felt a tear run down ...

Each site has its important story to tell

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... with soccer balls at the base and an info board to signify the field where the Christmas Truce of 1914 had occurred, when both sides stopped fighting in order to bury their dead from No-Man's Land. A soldier's diary explains it, and suggests that a football game was held as well as swapping souvenirs, etc.
Last visits were to the huge round, pillared Ploegsteert Memorial with the names of men, mostly from the UK & Sth Africa without graves, written on the walls. Those buried ...

Bullecourt, Vimy, Fromelles

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... but since it took 3+ hours, we decided to take a short cut across the ploughed fields where, in WWI, the Hindenburg Line had crossed and the soldiers had tried to push back. Walking through the field, even though it was dry, was still very difficult and we commented how difficult it would have been to be weighed down by their packs, with gunfire all around and the threat of being shot, as well as it being sticky mud when wet. The Digger statue in ...

The Wrong Place at the Wrong Time.

A travel blog entry by allanmclaren

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... you could see how even slightly higher ground gave a distinct advantage. It was also obvious how poor Ypres made an excellent target. The largest of the concrete pillboxes the Germans built to defend the ridge has survived, incorporated within the mound beneath the Cross of Sacrifice. At the suggestion of George V you can still see a piece of it where a slab of stone has been ...

My Trip Around Europe

A travel blog entry by morgan749

Day 1: My first day of the trip started in Dover and we got the ferry over to Calais, France. Our first destination was Lille in North France. It is a wonderful place with nice shops and great history and is also very close to the French and Belgian border. The first day was amazing and we are looking forward to the rest of the ...

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This B&B, located on Rijselseweg 126, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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