Belfort Hotel

Grote Markt 29, Poperinge, West Flanders, 2970, Belgium | Hotel
Prices starting from $75.00
 

Travel Blogs from Poperinge

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... McCrae, Medical Officer, Canadian Artillery. Sadly John died of illness in late January 1918z The bunker where it is believed he may have written the poem is preserved near the memorial. While walking through the Commonwealth cemetery nearby (you are never far from one here) Greg found a headstone where a lot of crosses and some teddy bears had been placed. Then he saw why, the soldier buried there was 15 years old when killed. One of the many who had lied about his age. ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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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. ...

Poperinge

A travel blog entry by pandwcotton

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... something of the spirit which we imagine might have been felt by others in their dire circumstances a hundred years ago. After a spot of lunch in the van, we drove a short way south out of Poperinge to the site of what was the largest "Evacuation Hospital" in the Ypres Salient. This was at Lijssenthoek. Its functions and size grew as the war worsened. In the end it was a town of huts and tented accommodation at a railway transfer site. Wounded came in from ...

My Belgium Christmas

A travel blog entry by nataliemarie

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... memorial to remember the soldiers. Daisy and I went iceskating by the Christmas markets. It was nice to celebrate Christmas tree with snow and a real Christmas tree. But still missed the sun the beach and everyone back home very much!

But the food is great in Belgium, typical breakfast = cecemel (chocolate milk), chocolate spread on bread and chocolate and Belgium chocolate of course. lethal but satisfying.

We took a train one day to the beautiful city of Brugge ...

Finally made it to Europe.

A travel blog entry by markbrinsden

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... cycling aimlessly. Then as we walked around a corner a man popped out of the bush, sighted us and then turned and hurriedly dove back into the bush. Nick and I were perplexed at what might have been going on but needless to say we moved to find a more open and public spot to camp. At 8am the next morning we were kindly woken by the Police, explaining that its illegal to free camp and we must ...

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This hotel, located on Grote Markt 29, Poperinge, is near The Abbey of Saint Sixtus of Westvleteren.
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