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... photo's are really good but nothing like the real thing when you get there..lol. The only appealing thing we came across was a huge castle but we are so castled out we didn't want to go and explore another one. There is quite a bit to see and do in Belgium but now being limited to what I can do it doesn't leave much choice but sightsee. We next headed off to 'Brabant Wallon' to visit the famous Waterloo battle field and 'The Lion Mound' which is a monument dedicated to 71,000 men and ...
... the light displays, confetti, smoke, bubbles, and fireworks are constant.. There is water with fountains everywhere. So many amazing friendly people. We met a few NZers, and even a few from Howick!! Even a guy from Bucklands beach called Cameron too haha. We headed back from main stage to shuttle at about 11.30 to see how long it takes to get there. We arrived home around 2am as it's an hour drive there and back from hotel... Ahh sleep time ready for another ...
... British empire memorial, Australian 5th battalion memorial, Passchendale Tyne cot cemetary, Polygon Wood, the Hill 60 preserved battlefield, bunkers and craters, restored trenches, the town of Ypres and the Menin Gate. Along with a lunch break and museum visit at Hooge crater. All in all it was such a rewarding day, really interesting seeing and learning about all of these sites and specifically the significant ones to Australia. Of course we didn't let her give us a free tour ...
...except our bus ran into traffic (caused by an almost comedically unfortunate combination of road work and accidents), and what was supposed to be a 50 minute trip ended up taking two hours, dropping us off at the airport a scant 10 minutes before our plane was scheduled to depart.
As I mentioned in the first entry from Belgium, we utilized the cheapest means at our disposal to make this trip possible, and this meant flying with RyanAir, ...
After a thirty minute subway journey from Manhattan to Jamaica station, then a 10 minute 'air train' to JFK airport Terminal 7, I have a two hour wait at the airport, then I get a flight at 8pm from New York which takes six hours, followed by a one and half hour wait at Keflavik airport for a three hour flight to Gatwick ...