The Rum Jar Bed & Breakfast

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

Getting there...

A travel blog entry by zachandsarah

14

... in the Midi Brussels Station and went on a search for our train to Brugge. After asking several people we come to find out the trains to Bruge have been delayed for the past several hours. Nothing we could do so we grabbed something to eat. There finally seemed hope that one of the trains would come - 51 minutes late of it's original departure time... 52, 54, 55, 57, 59. 7:02 it finally came. At the time it seemed like 2am because we'd been up ...

Bruges in the rain

A travel blog entry by kobky

10

We took a flight from Berlin to Brussels in the early morning, and took a train to Brugges afterwards. Unfortunately, the weather was not so nice, it was raining most of the time. However, we got a chance to take a canal boat tour, which stops while raining.

Brugges is a nice city with friendly people speaking English, French and Dutch. Most of tourists are visiting this city for a ...

Our own Trench experience & Hill 60

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

4

... fighters who were being transported by the Nazis. The facts are hazy but they were both shot at this spot and found the next day by locals. They may have tried to escape while waiting for a train or were simply executed whilst stopped. Further into the wood was a 2nd mine crater, Caterpillar Crater, one of 19 mines detonated on the one day. It was filled with water and was so peaceful under the trees which made it even more moving.
We continued on to Canadalaan, to ...

Bullecourt, Vimy, Fromelles

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

8

... on the wall. In the next village was the 'Torch of Peace’ sculpture. It is very moving. Just in a corner park at the road intersection, it is a hand about three metres high with an ID bracelet (as the soldiers’ wore) holding a torch of flame thrust up through broken ground & rocks. A very powerful meaning.
A couple of kilometres further on was Notre Dame de Lorette, a French Memorial and Cemetery. It has a huge chapel with a huge ...

The Wrong Place at the Wrong Time.

A travel blog entry by allanmclaren

90

... billycans & other incidental artefacts. Outside, things have been left pretty much as they were the day the war ended, & although the original tackle rotted away years ago, a zigzag of sandbagged trenches with accompanying shell craters really do convey the flavour of the fighting. The mud in the trenches certainly looks authentic. Looking at these trenches I could not ...

 

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