De Wijde Landen
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... here was a powerful experience. We ended the day at the Menen Gate, listening to the Last Post, a bugle call that has been sounded here every evening since 1928, in memory of the British soldiers who have no known burial places. On our drive home we saw a part of a highway that simply ended in piles of dirt; work will not continue here because this was another place where the Great War was fought. This is all sacred ground. ...
... 1291, they take in procession each year on Ascension Day; and Brugse Vrije which dates from the 16th century and was the old Civil Registry.
Well we docked this morning in Veere , Netherlands . We are now below sea level. Approx 50 % of this country is below sea level so we are going to see many dikes and dams. This morning we toured a major dam facility that controls storm surges in the delta of the river Steldt.
This afternoon we walked the small quaint village of Veere
The food and wine on board are 5 star . The entertainment last night was a wonderful trio ( guitar and violins) playing love songs .
... br> Coming back from the boat tour, we adjourned to the flea market on the canal bank. Lucky us, the flea market is only on Saturday. Some of the stalls were antiques, some were jewelry, some junk, some pictures, some knickknacks, etc. the usual type of canal bank selling in European towns. I found a lovely antique sign for selling eggs, a small brass flower planter and then we saw an antique coffee grinder of a type I've not seen before. ...
... chips and mayo, a classy end to our stay. After that, it was unfortunately time to head to the station and travel to Brussels where our Eurostar was waiting for us. It was the start of an emotional few hours as we would soon be leaving continental Europe for the first time in 35 amazing days.
As soon as we came out of the tunnel, the first words we heard were from an old man behind us...
“Welcome back to the real ...