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... stop so by going by ferry everyone has lunch while aboard. When you get off you are in France. On the side of the road the border control people has some men arrested and sitting on the side of the road handcuffed, from trying to get out of Europe and into England. Emile said it is a big problem for this border and each time he comes through they have someone. We then crossed another border into Belgium. Yes famous for the chocolate. Can't come here without trying the local ...
campsites charge you for everything. It’s a basic charge for the site, then
another charge for the hot shower, then another for the internet and then on
top of it some don’t even supply toilet paper. A shower can be from 0.50 – 1.00
Euro for 2 minutes and internet can be as much as 6.50 Euro for 3 hours.
Multiply by R14.00 to the Euro and one begins to get a bit ****** off.
Consequently, no internet for a few days.
... 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 ...
... to assist a mate, an act synonymous with the ANZAC legend.
An interesting side note to do with the Battle of Fromelles lay in the fact that it was a battle that could have easily changed world history had it succeeded. As the men of the 5th AIF advanced towards the 16th Bavarian Infantry Regiment a young corporal ran messages between the front line trenches and the support lines. His name as Adolf Hitler…
Our final stop for the day ...
... 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 ...