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... checking the Visitor's Books at each cemetery to see if we can come across any evidence of the North High connection visiting the same places we have been. This was all we could do of our tour (Flanders Fields Museum in Ieper being closed on Mondays and we have visited the Menin Gate twice for the 8pm service) so we followed Bob Shaw's recommendation and headed towards Poperinge to see the Lyssenthock Cemetery. This was a real highlight of our day. Our visit began in the very ...
... in the North by the French in honour of what our country contributed during the wars, particularly the first.
I won't say much else, I just think its important to take a moment and recognize that we live in a country that does have a young but rich history in this respect.
... Hall. The Cloth Hall, like most of Ieper, was destroyed during the Great War. It was rebuilt beginning in the 1930's. Compared to Brugge, Ieper is much smaller and less crowded. The Grote Markt is a 15 minute walk from the place we are staying. After reaching the Cloth Hall we picked up some brochures located in the tourist information center inside the Cloth Hall. Also in the Cloth Hall is the In Flanders ...
... channel ports where the British received their reinforcements and supplies. If the Germans could break through at Ieper, they could cut off the British forces and drive them out of the war. As a result, for 3 years both sides fought over Ieper, until they were fighting over nothing but bones. Almost no building were left standing, and what stood could hardly be called buildings. Through many years and much money from ...
That evening, I went to a restaurant the name of which I can't immediate recall and had a delicious salad. I decided to try to not use English, and the salad was about the only thing I thought I could pronounce half right. Luckily, it was pretty good, albeit a tad heavy on the raw herring. I got by though, I went back to the hotel afterwards and spent the evening catching up on my Facebookery.
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed