The Rum Jar Bed & Breakfast

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

A very moving day

A travel blog entry by startrailers on Jul 05, 2015

2 comments, 24 photos

... piper. The exhaltation was read by a visiting Australian dignitary. While the wreaths were laid a Canadian choir sang 'The Maple Leaf Forever' and Abide with me' This was beautiful, and brought a lump to the throat.



Rain = Belgium

A travel blog entry by moorsey88 on May 19, 2015

4 comments, 21 photos

... the largest of the Commonwealth cemeteries. There are 12 000 soldiers buried and 35 000 listed on the wall as soldiers with no grave. Known unto God.

We also stopped at Hill 60 which is a memorial for the Australian 1st Tunneling Company and Queen Victoria Rifle Brigade. The hill is 60 metres above sea level – hence the name.

Once to the city of Ypres (Ieper) we stopped at Menin Gate which is a memorial to almost 55 ...

You say Ieper, I say Ypres

A travel blog entry by kaizen on Mar 13, 2015


... sons and it makes me angry. At 8:00pm every night they hold a short ceremony at the Gate which is always very well attended by people from many of the countries who sent men to the war. Wreaths are laid, prayers said and 6 very old buglars do a great jobof the last post and revaillie. We wandered home in quite a somber mood. The next day we left heading down to Amiens, visiting on the way VC corner. It is a small patch of very open ground, something that was repeated over ...

Four countries in one day

A travel blog entry by blain_holidays on Jan 02, 2015

9 photos

Today was one of those days that make you appreciate the ease of travel around Europe compared to the distances we travel in Australia.

This morning our day started with breakfast in Germany followed by lunch in the Netherlands, afternoon tea in France and dinner in Belgium! The time it takes us to drive from Proserpine to Rockhampton we drove through 4 different countries!

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 13, 2014

11 photos

... South Africa and other dominions were also identified on the walls. A large number of senior military personel were present. Turned out there was a military legal conference happening at the time, so all attendees showed up for the Last Post.

The band marched off playing Scotland the Brave.

By this time it was both late and cold. Headed back to the station, only to ...

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