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Basic hotel, but clean and a comfy bed. Tea making facilities are BAB though, just had a very dubious 'tea' from the vending machine that was comprised of hot lemon and congealed milk. Time for a well earned sleep, thank god we got on the earlier ...
... 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 ...
... buy some of their delicacies to enjoy. We also paid a visit to the Antwerp Train Station, this station would have to be the most spectacular train station in the world and we were again mesmerised by its beauty this time.
Tonight we crossed back into Belgium from France and attended the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. The ceremony is at 8pm every night and ...
... line wavered but held.....had it fallen it would have been a German break through and we may be eating schnitzel whilst writing/reading this. This was the start of Canada growing its reputation as the commonwealth country to fear the most...and I am not saying that because I am Canadian. It was true the Germans ended up pooping their pants when they knew the Canucks were across the line....looking at them.
Part of it was we were not ...
Up again and out looking for more cemeteries and a couple of other sights including Hill 60 & Caterpillar craters. Also found the post where Lt Frank Bethune's famous order were for..... Back early so had a look at Essex Farm where Lt Col McCrae wrote 'In Flanders Fields' then a walk around the walls of Wipers before the usual night ...