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... the big night. Once again, to be prepared, we thought we should take the bus home because we will need to do that later, and better to stuff it up now than at 11 o'clock tonight. So using our hosts excellent instructions we find the bus (easy), find our stop to get off (easy) and wonder why the hell we have been walking everywhere. One granny nap later we are back on the bus and walking up to the Military Tattoo. This is a highlight for me as it has strong ...
... one. There was not a single sign for car rentals until we got well along in the process. We could never have found it on our own. Then on to the office to check in and then on to the ticket line, which moved slowly. I was getting pretty anxious, as it was 20min. to train time by the time we got to the ticket window. But all went well and our journey(s) began. Getting to Bruges by train isn't simple: it requires FOUR, with a total time of almost five ...
... so different under German rule. . So it is sad, but at the same time you are very grateful. There is a bunker around where John McRae wrote In Flanders Fields. That too is very moving. We are seeing signs of so many dead you can imagine how horrific the scene was for him as a medic. We saw Tyne Cot, Hooge Crater, Paashendale and all sorts of memorials and cemeteries. We saw the Weeping Soldier memorial for the Canadians who were the first ...
... them. Well, we couldn't really read the menu so we more or less guessed what we ordered....and....the surprise came. Seems like everything we ordered was covered with "glibber".....euuuuuwwww! I guess they like eating raw things in France. Didn't really get full that evening. Will look for the famous burger shop next time. Back to the hotel and there we got some good tea and cappucino, before going to ...
... it was at Richbourg where we lost five hundred of our best men, we made an attack on the enemy at four o’clock on the morning of 30th of June 1916, our orders were to take a place called the Boarshead, we lost the day with very heavy loss of life, I was in C Company at the time and there was only twenty five of us left out of two hundred and fifty, one of these was my brother Bertram…
These were two “lucky” siblings as the ...
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