hotelF1 Lille Mons en Baroeul

Avenue de la Sabliere, Mons-en-Baroeul, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59370, France | Hotel
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STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... place, also is kept busy taking clients on battlefield or Cycle tours. And the B&B is conveniently located opposite a brewery, location, location, location. Ypres is the first city we've seen that really takes full advantage of the WW1 Battlefields story. Without being tacky, there are plenty of places in France which could do very well out of the millions of foreign visitors who flock there every year to visit the cemeteries and museums. Maybe they think it's wrong ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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... biography of a 'Richmond boy' who died at Vimy Ridge. Our biography was well received by everyone. Josh was very nervous about sharing his work in front of 30 teachers.....:)) he felt very proud of himself when finished. In addition to reading Arthur Lewis' biography we left a few pieces of Richmond for him at the monument - a few rocks from the Jock River riverbed, soil from the Richmond Fairgrounds, a ...

Summer rain can't keep us away

A travel blog entry by andy.and.emma

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Another 5am wake up while still adjusting to the time difference and early summertime sunrise, we decided to start early by tightly packing the car in a tetris-like fashion in preparation for our trip across to Belgium.

Janie spoiled us again with a beautiful omlette breaky, before sending us on our way via a supermarket to stock up on some gluten-free goodies.

We made the car ferry at Folkstone with plenty of time, ...

The Wrong Place at the Wrong Time.

A travel blog entry by allanmclaren

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... break the stalemate with disastrous consequences for Ypres, which served as the Allied Communications centre. Comfortably within range of German artillery, Ypres was rapidly reduced to rubble & its inhabitants had to be evacuated in 1915. After the war, the returning population decided to rebuild their town, a remarkable 20 year project in which the most prominent medieval ...

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This hotel, located on Avenue de la Sabliere, Mons-en-Baroeul, is near Old Stock Exchange (Vieille Bourse), Euralille Station, Michel Ruc, and Institut Michele.
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