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... Fields museum and beautiful buildings. It is very pretty to walk on the old ramparts all around the city. At one of the city gates they hold a last post ceremony. They have held it every night at 8pm since ww1. When we were there they told the story of two brothers that died on the exact date 100 years ago. It was very moving and the echo of the last post off the memorial walls gave me ...
... 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 ...
8th May 2012
Some woke earlier than others. Ella (4 months) wanted feeding and Sasha (3) wanted to play, but others slept longer than usual expecting to be woken up by some noise.
We had a quick breakfast of cereals before heading off to a supermarket to stock up with beer, wine and of course food too. The first one we went to closed at 11.45am, so not understanding why, we went to another one. We decided to have baguettes at ...
... 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 ...
... changes as some people couldn't make it due to the volcano. The service was lovely and the readings were done by a couple of kids from a brissiehigh school. It was great to see the uniforms so Australian! The most moving part of the service was when the last post was played from the top of the memorial over the battlefields and town, it was beautiful. After the service we paid our respects and the head to the tea and coffee tent to grab ...