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... graves. Another 37,000 names of the missing, are inscribed on the walls of the Memorial. There was also at least a dozen other "small" (less than 5,000 graves) cemeteries he saw either on the way out to Tyne Cot or while returning via a different route. Hundreds of these "small" ones don't even get a mention on the maps available at the Tourist Office. We think we may have seen sufficient war cemeteries for a little while. Dinner was at an Irish Pub, Irish Stew and beer of ...
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. ...
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My trip began as I arrived at the train station in Wevik. I had emailed Dad from Qatar but was not sure whether he had got my email to meet me at the station. As the people cleared away from the station and made their way home, I realized Dad must not have got my email. ...
... be where my ‘roots’ were. Having my mum and entire extended family living in London ensures this is literally a fact for me. When I returned to the U.K. after living in Australia for some years I was 13 year old teenager, a very impressionable time in ones life (as we all know) hence my introduction to ‘adulthood’ was also experienced in the U.K with the myriad of cultural differences that one would expect living in a ...
... safely stowed. Admire the landscape as you travel through France and Belgium and get chatting to other people on the coach. Check in to your hostel and then continue into Bruges for a walking tour. Eat some delicious waffles and wash it down with a half litre of Hoegarden. Attend a dinner with the tour group after absorbing a few Leffe's, and continue to drink half litres of Hoegarden. Entertain the group by photo-bombing ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility