Charming Poppy

Vooruitgangsstraat 16, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ypres

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie, In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with those who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields. ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... 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 ...

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

A travel blog entry by buckgw

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... must see place

After that we went on to Menin Gate and placed a poppy near one of the Feast boys!! Thanks to Roger, we were told to stay around and hear the evening 'service' that comprised of the last post, a choir and wreath laying. There were many hundreds there for the daily affair and luckily we knew to arrive by 7pm for the 8pm service.

Eagle ...

Day 8 - Memorials & Yummy Aussies

A travel blog entry by cusan

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... Gran got up one morning and laid a place for Cliff at the breakfast table. She said that he had returned in the night and talked to her and she had made him a cup of tea. They received the telegram to say he was missing in action a few days later. She received his things from the pockets of his great coat, which was sent to her by a German Army Officer, who asked her not to say anything about what he had done or he would get into trouble. This meant that ...

And now we lie, in Flanders fields

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... How did anybody return able to carry on life? The fighting was so hard that even now, they literally find tons of ammo each year - some of it unexploded - and during the Battle of Messines, the explosion behind German lines was so immense that it could be heard in London and triggered an earthquake that measured on Geneva's Richter scale.

As we drove back to Ypres, we passed again through the Menin Gate. On the battlefield side, it is topped by ...

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This hotel, located on Vooruitgangsstraat 16, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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