Peace Village

Nieuwkerkestraat 9 A, Ypres, West Flanders, B-8957, Belgium | Hostel
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STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... graves. Another 37,000 names of the missing, are inscribed on the walls of the Memorial. There was also at least a dozen other "small" (less than 5,000 graves) cemeteries he saw either on the way out to Tyne Cot or while returning via a different route. Hundreds of these "small" ones don't even get a mention on the maps available at the Tourist Office. We think we may have seen sufficient war cemeteries for a little while. Dinner was at an Irish Pub, Irish Stew and beer of ...

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 ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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Very solemn day. We visited Vimy Ridge today - I've wanted to see this monument for a long time. More rain and really dark clouds set the mood for our visit. As we drove into the site we could see more fields sectioned as there were explosives still underground. The monument itself was absolutely huge. I was awestruck with it's immense size and placement on the Ridge. The view was beautiful. One can see ...

A History Lesson

A travel blog entry by thetravelmoores

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... passing a “Boulangerie” where we bought some nice rolls to go with our chilli, we again wandered back alongside the moat to the van. We ate dinner early around 5.00pm as we needed to set off back in to town by 7.00pm to see/hear the Last Post Ceremony. We had been told to get there by 7.30pm in order to get a good position…how true! This ceremony has taken place every day, come rain or shine, since 1928 except for a short break during World War 2. ...

Day 8 - Memorials & Yummy Aussies

A travel blog entry by cusan

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... the crowds after the ceremony to grab a meal in the beautiful Grote Markt square. I love Ypres; beautiful cobbled streets and amazing buildings including the Cloth Hall which had been destroyed in WW2, although you would never know that today as it has been so lovingly restored. We wandered back to the camp site and fell asleep, setting our alarm for an early morning get away back home the next day.

Our camp site was very different to our usual ...

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