The Rum Jar Bed & Breakfast

Address: Elverdingestraat 69, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Ypres

First day, Western Front Tour

A travel blog entry by traipsingshorts on May 30, 2015

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... Dernancourt Villers Brettinoux Bouchevere So moving, so many graves..... Our guide endeavoured to make it interesting - had many many facts and figures for us (which we've asked to be emailed to us as brain on overload) Again, like Gallipoli, moved by solemn beauty of these areas now, they are so well looked after. Laid lots of ...

Remembering a century ago

A travel blog entry by lisaajane on Apr 19, 2015


... home.

Some of the quotes on the grave stones of the known soldiers from their family didn't help my sobbing attack any more.

'God will clamp the broken chain closed when we meet again'

'those who live in the hearts they left behind never die'

Seriously, I had to pull myself together before I hopped on the bus.

We learnt about the ways of warfare along the Western Front, and they were horrific! Gas that you can't see...but once ...

Fierce Fighting From Fromelles

A travel blog entry by mfhshistory on Jan 15, 2015

3 comments, 43 photos

... inside. We left a candle burning inside in commemoration.

The bus left the hotel at around 9am in order to make the trip north. Our first stop was the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles which is a brand new museum built to house relics uncovered during the recent archaeological digs from the battle of Fromelles. It is also a cemetery for those who died behind enemy lines in Pheasant Wood during the attack.

I'm not sure how much you have read or ...

Another Belgian day.. Another destination

A travel blog entry by mauza on Nov 27, 2014

19 photos

... tale world.An entry video explains the creation of this spectacle.. Who would have thought a chain saw, drills etc could create such works of art! Such talent out there..
In the midst of it all there is the obligatory "bar".. Hot chocolate tasted so far..and various vodka shots.. Being almost 100% alcohol it doesn't freeze and warms the soul as well..Even a slippery ..well..Icey slide for a ...


A travel blog entry by kellyfayeurope on Sep 18, 2014

1 comment, 11 photos

... another motorist gazoline is diesel (well so far it has worked) - similar to a refill at Costco, a credit card at the pump then fill and it gives a receipt - no one in attendance. We also were clever in getting our host to read the French instruction manual to know how to undo the cap!! A 30 minute drive along the highway and we were at Fromelles, where we visited the new WWI museum at Pheasant Wood, then the Cobber statue and bunker remnants, then VC Corner. This ...

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