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Travel Blogs from Westende
... in town. Extremely modern with all the multimedia gizmos and gadgets, along with the normal stuff you'd expect in such a place. Greg then mounted his trusty steed and headed out to Essex Farm, 2.5km from our B&B. (Wendy had a lay afternoon out of the rain). This is where the famous LTCOL McCrae wrote that moving poem "In Flanders Fields". We loved this poem, it captures the whole essence of war. Once learnt never forgotten. Time to remember it: In Flanders fields ...
... shrapnel in a farmers field next to hill. After touring the museum we had dinner in a fantastic Belgian restaurant - I had a Flemish stew that was amazing and Josh had steak and oysters. We finished out the day taking in the ceremony at Menin Gate. Josh and the SFDCI students had an opportunity to take part in the ceremony. The students laid a wreath in honour of the fallen. Unfortunately, I couldn't see a ...
... Tassie's are all staying in different areas. I went out today while Nate was on the water to Veurne a small village about 15 kilometres from where we are staying. It was beautiful, the buildings so old, it was hard to read the history on the churches as it was in Dutch but the years were 1120, another one said 1720 so not sure but this town wasn't bombed in the world war so it is all in it's original state. Just amazing. - ...
... Ali and Kathryn
-- The funniest Mexican around - Esteban
-- The Kardashians - Megan, Kaila, Rachael
-- Fellow Canadians - Kaitlynn and Elliot
-- Dairy farmer - Amy
-- Fellow creeper - Lauren M.
-- My much needed nurse - Lauren S.
-- the party boys - Jesse and Benny
-- Cats - Elli
-- Potty Mouth - Alyssa
-- Mr. Security Guard from Adelaide - Mark
-- Fellow business law student - Matty
-- My Amsterdam ...
... the line of burials extended as far as Gravesend. Moving right along Des became more and more excited as he anticipated his first channel crossing by sea and seeing the white cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle and Dover harbour. Unfortunately, the fog at Dover only allowed about 10 metres of visibility. Fortunately his shattered dreams were cast aside when he discovered a Burger King at the ferry terminal. The ferry crossing was disappointing as the fog did ...