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... size and sort of spread out from each other at equal distance. I found the foxholes!! I was so excited. Now for those that may not know, a foxhole is a small hole dug into the ground that the soldiers manned in defense of their area and it sort of became their home. They would eat in them and sleep in them. They weren't very deep, as the ground 70 years ago was hard and frozen. I'm also not sure if these foxholes have been maintained over the years, but it ...
... it. Proud men to the end.
So why is Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge so relevant? The war would have been won by the Allies regardless. With severe pressure from the Russians from the Eastern Front and the Allies coming in from the West and South, the Germans were doomed. However, had the Germans punched a hole in the Allied lines, most notably the Battle of the Bulge, it could have prolonged the war much longer. The success ...
... have it downstairs, that doesn't seem to be the case. Perched at the top of the stairs is the "best" reception, with difficulties downloading photos or anything other than basic email.
There is a real log fire in the lounge, and the landlord promises to clean it out daily and restart it for us late afternoon. Definitely a plus. Know how much work goes into maintaining one of those.
We spent the morning exploring Oostende by bicycle. The town
is extremely neat and clean and really quite a nice place to be. We essentially
made a circuit that included the beach front and parts of the city. The beach
is long, wide and sandy and actually reminded me a lot of our beach back home
in Mtunzini. There were quite a few guys fishing off the piers and we actually
saw a fish being caught. It was all of ...
... risk it. Thus she got my yummy soup and i got her ceaser salad.
After lunch we went and drank some more beer. Next was another dark beer, this also came with cheese flavored by feeding the cows the discarded wheat, malt and hops. It was great.
The next beer we got was a blond. This was nice but not as flavorsome as dark beers.
Once we had this beer we were basically ready to head back.
We caught the taxi ...