The Rum Jar Bed & Breakfast

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

Ypres Salient......here we go

A travel blog entry by tyamkovy on Aug 30, 2014

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... pontificated.....hopped on bike and lit up 175 hp to get to the last site I could remember taking pictures....it was a quick trip to say the least and there it was sitting on the ledge I put it on...friggggggg. Hmm a thing of note....not a lot of people are at these sites.....the theme is.....fellow bikers....thats it....no kidding. Soloists like me (Lone Wolves) and groups of two to three....all in bike gear.....no bus loads of tourists....no noise. ...

Traveling woes

A travel blog entry by kimjasiak on Aug 29, 2014

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... to find out what would happen if they wrapped in the gears. I pulled over to tie and tuck them in; no issue but was at the end of the group as I needed to catch up. I also noticed that the sun was strong and the trail was hard to see the hazards as the early morning had the sun right in our eyes. Just as the pace was relaxed and rolling through the parks you heard a bang and saw someone crunch over the handle bars. Even though there was nothing you can do, it was painful to see ...

Met a man who owns biggest crater...and much more

A travel blog entry by buckgw on May 25, 2014

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... we had dinner with him and some of his volunteers. Fascinating.

Here is the link to the site...http://www.lochnagarcrater.org
After leaving Albert we went past quite a few more Commonwealth war cemeteries.....I am amazed how many there are! A stop at one for David and Lynn Smart that is definitely the most peaceful. Most are in the middle of ...

Day 8 - Memorials & Yummy Aussies

A travel blog entry by cusan on Apr 18, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... have no names, labelled …… "a soldier known unto God", very moving. In addition to these the walls at the back of the cemetery have 35,000 names, of soldiers who have been lost in battle and cannot be found. Visiting these cemeteries are extremely humbling and sobering, they have an air of peace which considering the surrounding battles which are *************cile.

We had loved Ypres when we visited in 2010. We had brought the kids to find ...

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by themaggiej on Apr 17, 2014

8 comments, 39 photos

... none;">We have also visited the Menin Gate in Ypres on the 3 nights we have been here. It is here where every evening at 8 pm, the Last Post has been played since 1928 in appreciation of the efforts of the allied forces in helping to fight off the Germans. The Menin Gate is the site of the memorial to the missing from the battlefields of the a Western Front. Under its impressive arch is listed the names of 54,332 men who perished and who have no known grave. The ...

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