TripAdvisor Reviews De Diligence Heuvelland
Travel Blogs from Heuvelland
... the border. First observation, Belgium is very flat. With the lack of trees and thus wood, almost all of the homes are constructed of brick, block, or combination.
We found our apartment without difficulty. We were very pleasantly surprised with the location, grounds and the accommodations. We did discover one thing, when a rental listing mentions washing machine it does not necessarily refer to ...
... showed directions to a Panorama and gardens.
The path up to the gardens was via a grotto made of concrete 'rocks'.
The gardens were very pleasant and there were fantastic 360 deg views over the surrounding flat countryside
At the top was a big statue of Marechal Foch mounted on a horse.
It was only later when we ...
... lined gum-boots and we did our last shop before our departure. Thursday morning, we headed down to the Harbour in Dover, and because we arrived in plenty of time and the ferries were running late, we were moved to an earlier boat, but then it was full-steam ahead for France!
When we landed in France, we made our way to Lens (near Lille) where we had the chance to have our first experience in an Aires du Camping. The camping spot in Lens is new, ...
... you plenty is being spent on the upkeep of theses memorials - worth every penny. As this is our first encounter the impact on our being is immense. We were to encounter these type of respect sites spread throughout the region. The feeling hard to fully describe. To change the tone, we visited the best supermarket I have ever been to in my life, it was opposite the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 which is near the entry point to Tyne Cot,it was ...
Calais –Ypres (Ieper)
Ypres or Ieper (Belgium)
The town of Ypres is well known to most Australians as the annual remembrance day focuses often (amongst other places) on Ypres or Ieper as it is locally called. World war one has more meaning in Australia than in the Netherlands as the latter was not involved in this one, however Australia was, ...