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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 ...
Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...
... in gold. Was stunning!!! The chocolate museum was interesting as it traced the use of cocoa all the way from the Aztecs to being commercialised from primarily a drink consumed by people of money and power to the solid form we now enjoy. But to be honest the only thing I was interested in was FREE SAMPLES!! The end our tour finished with a chocolatier explaining the process of making truffles…yummmmm!! He was fascinating not only for his chocolate making ...
... This is a massive structure with the names of all those killed and or missing. We arrived at Ypres ready for a rest only to find that there was even more to cover in this area so it was early to bed. Our accommodation here was built onto of the battlefields of the Somme. In its previous life, the building had been a piggery. It's was again destroyed in WW2 and then the original materials were used to re-build it as a barn. In ...
... with Carolyn and the two couples from North Carolina, as well as Rolinka. We had chosen our menu yesterday morning. I had beef carpaccio as a starter. It was good, but I'm trying not to think about the fact that I ate raw beef. My main was beef "stew" with frites, and dessert was a hazelnut and vanilla mousse, all washed down with a Brugse Zot. Just thinking about dinner makes me sleepy!
It's 9:00 now and still very light out, but I think I need to get some ...
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