Kasteel ten Berghe
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... videotaped the ceremony thank goodness! I will share with you later. The Menin Gate - is a memorial to all British and commonwealth soldiers (except New Zealand and Newfoundland) that have no known grave - over 55,000!!! The ceremony has taken place every evening at 8pm since 1927 - except during German occupation during WWII. It was standing room only at the ceremony this evening Looong day - looking forward to bed ...
... in the quiet of the early morning, it was a totally different experience.
Upon leaving the cemetery, we followed a similar path as the Canadian 1st army after D-Day, northwest towards to the Belgian border and our next destination of Bruges. But on the way, we could not miss Vimy Ridge of WW1 fame. By this time Sherry was getting tired of all the war stuff, but even she was impressed with Vimy Ridge. The monument itself is ...
... in Herefordshire and my old peeing ground - Little Dilwyn Farmhouse - next Thursday, May the 22nd. I can't wait - can you imagine two years in a shoe box on wheels with these two but I could tell you some revealing stories !!!!!!!! One dog biscuit and I'm all yours.
I'm sad to write that this is my final blog - it's time to move on - back to reality.
I've decided that it's best not to offer advice about where to go or what to see or what ...
... tour for 39 Euros. The guide could speak about 4 languages and we soon found that this was pretty normal for people in the area (Belgium speaks French, German, Flemish and obligatory English). By this stage a thirst was growing and dominating my thoughts. Beer. It's all I could think about. We found the famous Camerinus. With oved 400 beers and amazing food to be had, it was the ...
On Saturday morning we departed Ypres and headed to Bruges which was just an hour away. We have been here before but enjoyed it so much we thought we would come back before catching the ferry back to the UK (and also delaying the inevitable!). Unfortunately the rain settled in again shortly after we arrived so we waited till the evening before heading into central Bruges. ...
How has this castle rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking