The Menin Gate B&B

Kauwekijnstraat 1, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900, Belgium | B&B
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A travel blog entry by birdie36 on Jul 07, 2014

Nice to hear from people at home. Hope your having a ice time away from home. I hope ruby gets lots of love. Yesterday we left Albert and drive to Ypres in Belgium! There wasn't even boarder security between the two countries. We just went over a bridge and all of a sudden the signs were slightly different and so was the road. It was weird. …

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake


... shrapnel in a farmers field next to hill. After touring the museum we had dinner in a fantastic Belgian restaurant - I had a Flemish stew that was amazing and Josh had steak and oysters. We finished out the day taking in the ceremony at Menin Gate. Josh and the SFDCI students had an opportunity to take part in the ceremony. The students laid a wreath in honour of the fallen. Unfortunately, I couldn't see a ...

In Flanders Fields where the Steins do go ...

A travel blog entry by howardstein

This morning we got our rental car - a Ford mini SUV diesel standard shift. Handles very well, but it is surely not like my beloved E350. We drove south to the city of Ypres, Belgium. We checked into our room at a b&b that is situated over a grill restaurant owned by the same family. Very small and all Ikea furnished, but surprisingly nice and comfortable for a paltry 75 euro. In town we went to the city Center and did the 'In Flanders Fields ...

Ypres, or Ieper

A travel blog entry by pandwcotton


... four pastries and had our breakfast by the church. Pressed on south, then west, then further south via Brugge bypass, Torhout, Lichtervelde, Handzame (the location of which we needed to know for next week - but don't tell Billy and Frankie), Diksmuide and Ieper. We somehow contrived to get round Ieper's ring roads to the east side of the city and found ourselves outside the "Ramparts" at the Menin Gate. We knew our campsite was nearby. ...

The Last Post?

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle


... indeed...

One of the major events here is the nightly ceremony at the Menin Gate where they play the Last Post and lay wreaths, so we headed off with the crowds for that. It is an extraordinarily sobering experience as one stands and all around you are the carved names of those who died but have no known grave.

The Last Post by itself has the power to move me, although tonight we were surrounded by throngs of young teens who were ...

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This B&B, located on Kauwekijnstraat 1, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Menin Gate B&B Ypres

    Reviewed by birdie36

    Menin gate

    Reviewed Jul 7, 2014
    by (1 review) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Very impressive gate and evening service

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Menin Gate B&B Ypres

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent