Gasthof De Kring

Address: Burgo Bertenplein 7 & 9, Poperinge, West Flanders, 8970, Belgium | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Burgo Bertenplein 7 & 9, Poperinge.
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    Travel Blogs from Poperinge

    Tubby in Flanders

    A travel blog entry by katemc55 on Jul 02, 2015

    3 comments, 11 photos

    ... 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 ...


    A travel blog entry by pandwcotton on Apr 10, 2014

    17 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Start of our adventure proper

    A travel blog entry by issywiz on May 10, 2012

    3 photos

    ... and houses facing it. It now has a bypass and so the gates and locks have not been used for many a year. We found a boulangerie open and got our bread, and then continued to find some other food shops. We then discovered we were the wrong end for the shops, but the walk was doing us good. It even got HOT when the sun came out. We could not believe how warm it became. Otherwise we have done every well for weather as we have ...

    My Belgium Christmas

    A travel blog entry by nataliemarie on Dec 23, 2010

    115 photos







    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 ...

    Finally made it to Europe.

    A travel blog entry by markbrinsden on Jul 20, 2010

    9 photos

    We caught the 10pm ferry from Dover to Dunkirk, which amazingly only cost us 20 all up and took a mere two hours. After arriving in France we quickly made progress in Belgium,towards Bruges. Eventually sleeping in our car on the coast of the North Sea, in a small town called Oostende. The next morning, after what was a short but surprisingly pleasant sleep we drove into Bruges. In a ...