De Groote Waere

Address: Vladslostraat 21, Diksmuide, West Flanders, 8600, Belgium | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Vladslostraat 21, Diksmuide.
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    Travel Blogs from Diksmuide

    Sacred Ground

    A travel blog entry by laura421 on Apr 09, 2015

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    ... from the Germans; we visited the extremely emotional In Flanders Fields Museum; we walked around photographing the award winning Canadian monument of the soldier with bowed head; we clambered up Hill 60 and saw the Caterpillar Crater, the largest crater, a perfect circle within a wooded area. All is peaceful now, but just looking out over the flat, flat land, imagining the young men who fought and killed and ...

    Homeward bound

    A travel blog entry by pandwcotton on Apr 16, 2014

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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 ...

    Laundry Day in Brugge.

    A travel blog entry by erinkats on Jul 08, 2013

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    ... to the park next to our hotel and enjoyed them outdoors in the shade of the large trees. With no other plans for the day, we headed into the center of Brugge with the intent to go exploring. We picked a direction we had not walked before and let the sightseeing begin. We found a line of antique shops we had not seen before. They mostly carried glassware, a little lace, and some clothes. I was hoping to find a souvenir in one of them, but we didn't ...

    Chocolates, canals and Flemish

    A travel blog entry by slouise123 on Feb 01, 2013

    ... ask ridiculous questions- one question I heard was 'was the Bell Tower made for the movie?')

    Do: learn some local lingo- a nice 'dank je wel' (thank you) will go over well.

    Don't: pee in the street- Belgium is one of the most expensive places to pee in Europe- a very hefty fine if you are caught....somewhere around 200 euros!

    Do: try the flavored beers- they have some interesting ones! The chocolate beer is a bit of an acquired tasted....

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    More Fields

    A travel blog entry by uncle_davros on Oct 27, 2012

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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 ...