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Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake


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. ...

In Flanders Fields where the Steins do go ...

A travel blog entry by howardstein

... were aver 1000 people attending to hear the fire dept. buglers sound the woeful music. This has been going on for 80 years every night. Everywhere we go and get info, the number of injured or dead are always in the tens of thousands. In all, 10 million soldiers died in The Great War. The battlefield almost did not move and the trenches were used for over three years in the war of attrition with both sides making virtually no headway until the last ...

Ypres, or Ieper

A travel blog entry by pandwcotton


... spaces in two rooms, a cooker and a fridge. By now it was warmer and sunny. We had lunch in the van with doors open! Walked into the city through the playing fields, across the "moat" on a newish pedestrian bridge (steel arch and suspension cables) and through the Ramparts by a well-lit tunnel. The city centre was only 15 minutes walk from the camping. We visited the Flanders Field Museum, which is well known. It tells the story of ...

The Last Post?

A travel blog entry by alicebeetle


... his calling card in front of me, and engage me in conversation.
Aaaaah... no.

Nowell was introduced and immediately took to the role took on the role of my protective Big Daddy, and sanity was restored, although the general tittering continued for some time.

I do like to provide amusement where possible.
It seems that this Belgian Beer is stronger stuff than one might imagine and has a marked effect on the eyesight.


And now we lie, in Flanders fields

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey


... left. When the gas reached them, it burned their lungs and eyes. The gas attack was so powerful that it cut a 7 kilometer gap through which the Germans advanced with relative ease. Not far away is Vancouver Corner - a monument erected to the 2000 Canadian troops who fell in the first gas attack. By the time we reached it, however, the weather was dismal. It was cold and windy, and blowing rain. I couldn't stop shivering, despite my wool coat and heavy ...


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