Gasthof De Kring
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... s a house used for R&R by allied troops taking a break from the front line. It was run by 2 chaplains, Neville Talbert and Philip 'Tubby' Clayton. We see some information about life behind the lines, and see this remarkable house set up like an homely English boarding house, with a library, places for the soldiers to relax, have a bath, and apparently have some female companions! There is also a chapel in the attic, up some steep stairs. 'Tubby' was born in ...
... operated as a depot, staging post, railhead and hospital area. It was a place in which soldiers tried to recover to some extent from their tours of duty at the Front. Poperinge had sufficient civilian population left in it to run shops, cafes, inns and "coffee houses", some of which operated as brothels. There was also the famous Talbot House set up by an Australian army chaplain called "Tubby" Clayton, as a place of Christian inspiration, where soldiers of all ...
... and could see why it is called the Venice of Belgium. There was a fleet of tourist boats plying their trade. It had lots of monuments going back to the days of the crusaders. The streets are narrow and cobbled but turn into big squares thronged with people.
We made our way to the Markt Place where one of the most impressive towers in Bruge is, The Belfort, (see picture) and it had horse and landau carriages which were also doing a brisk trade with the ...
So in nepal i met a girl called Daisy who thought it was completely tragic, that my plan was to be on a plane on christmas day. So with little convincing my flight was changed from Kathmandu London to Kathmandu to brussels a few days earlier. And fter a delayed flight from Kathmandu to Delhi and then flight from Delhi to Heathrow and been detained at Heathrow airport by customs ...
... where the remains of Australian and British soldiers killed during the disastrous Battle of Fromelles in July 1916 are now buried. They were originally buried by the Germans in mass graves nearby which were only discovered in 2008 and by the use of DNA, many of these soldiers have been identified. It is a very special place, but at the same time is a reminder of the senseless waste of human life.
Nearby is VC Corner Cemetery and the Australian Memorial ...