De Diligence

Address: Kasteelmolenstraat 4, Heuvelland, West Flanders, 8950, Belgium | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Kasteelmolenstraat 4, Heuvelland, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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Travel Blogs from Heuvelland

Vimy Ridge and the remaining Caribou

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 18, 2014

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... themselves in this strategic position. In April 1917, Canadian soldiers were successful in taking and holding Vimy Ridge. Hill 145, where the monument is positioned, is the highest point along the ridge.




Further within the site, are the preserved trenches and tunnels from that time. From both sides. Paul went through the tunnels but I declined, knowing the limits of both my claustrophibia and imagination. Extensive ...

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 13, 2014

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... in random conversation, then discovered that she was the current Poet Lauriet for PEI. Dianne Hicks Morrow. Nothing like being thrown out of first class together to stimulate conversation! Could have kept talking to her for hours.

Arrived to find all the roads and pedestrian precincts close to the station under repair.

We'd been told that the "In Flanders Field" museum could take about 90 min. ...

Land of Yperite, City of Cats

A travel blog entry by kgratz on May 12, 2014

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... a live bomb. He thought nothing of it, and kept going. Then he pulled up a second one. At that moment he called in the police, who discovered that his field was littered with live bombs from WWI. The town has a distress call for when mustard gas is hit, telling citizens to get to the second story. We also heard about a construction crew that lost 7 people when they hit a live bomb while excavating.
On the drive, we passed over "The River that Stopped ...

And now we lie, in Flanders fields

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey on Nov 10, 2013

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... How did anybody return able to carry on life? The fighting was so hard that even now, they literally find tons of ammo each year - some of it unexploded - and during the Battle of Messines, the explosion behind German lines was so immense that it could be heard in London and triggered an earthquake that measured on Geneva's Richter scale.

As we drove back to Ypres, we passed again through the Menin Gate. On the battlefield side, it is topped by ...

Our own Trench experience & Hill 60

A travel blog entry by goweregypt on Oct 02, 2013

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... t help but think of how hard it would have been for the farmers after the war to start to rework their land. Even today they have to be careful of turning up unexploded bombs and shells.
We got back home after 4:30 so went for a walk around the ramparts to the Menin Gate. It is so pretty. The ramparts date from the 17th century. It was interesting to see the Menin Gate at this level and to see the names from this level on every panel (& all the names of the missing ...