De Groote Waere

Vladslostraat 21, Diksmuide, West Flanders, 8600, Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Diksmuide

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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... 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 ...

Homeward bound

A travel blog entry by pandwcotton

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... and off we drove to Diksmuide to visit the enormous Iser Tower, a brick structure of enormous height, built as a War Memorial to Flemish soldiers who died in the Great War. Apparently the original Flemish crosses on all the local war graves were replaced by a standard "Belgian" design, on the orders of the post-war 1920's Belgian government. Among other things, the replacement headstones had all their wording in French ("Mort de la Guerre" or whatever). This was ...

More Fields

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... ride it, as for us, it is only a walk in the park !!!

Car, train, arrive in Calais, the weather was ****, it was hailing/sleeting, it was cold, so we drove on up to Ieper, parked the car, built the bikes and found a cafe as the weather was ****.

One coffee later, we hit the road as the sun was trying to shine through !!! We followed a route from an old book that we bought in 1998 called the Flanders Field, and got lost straight away ...

Just a day to chill.

A travel blog entry by levinson5

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... s happening since the commentary is in Dutch, but whatever the language, the American boys definitely kicked butt in the 800m free relay! Go USA!

Ben recently finished reading 'Anne Frank: A diary of a young girl', and the girls and I are reading the abridged version in preparation for our visit to Amsterdam next week. We will definitely touch back on the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam after our visit there.

Later for now.
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