Campanile Lille - Lomme

20 Rue du Chateau d'Isenghein, Lomme, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59160, France | Hotel
 

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STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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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 ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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... a Canadian flag. Josh could write his own blog about men's washrooms in Europe! He is adjusting to the European washroom. The lack of privacy is an issue. Each visit he has a new story to share. Super long day today - been on the go since 7am - sat down for dinner at 10:30pm....in Ypres, Belgium!! Checked into our third hotel since arriving. Another day of rain, rain and more rain. Feeling happy to be clean and ...

Each site has its important story to tell

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... Spanish Flu and various Commonwealth graves. The British made the decision that no British soldiers would be expatriated. New Zealanders were usually buried close to where they fell. It also began as they all did (until lack of room dictated a change) with officers being buried in the rows in front of their soldiers. As they were buried in coffins their spaces were wider than the soldiers who were simply wrapped in a blanket. Any place where there was a wider distance or a gap ...

In Flanders Fields the poppies grow..

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... we would visit there instead later.

Stretching Tom to his most useful, we asked him to find us a couple of Hills to the south of the city. He was having none of it but he could find us the town adjacent to the Hills (Zillbeke), after which we were on our own. Thankfully, the very useful sign invention quickly helped us find both Hill 60 and Hill 62, two very bloody locations of WW1. At Hill 60, we went for a short walk amongst the mounds and ...

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This hotel, located on 20 Rue du Chateau d'Isenghein, Lomme, is near Euralille Mall, Carrefour de Lille, Harmonie Nature, and Aux Gourmets.
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