Hostellerie le Vert Gazon

7980 Stambruges-Grandglise, Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld


... wounded by mustard gas, survived the war. Greg says he was the kindest, most gentle and wonderful man you would ever want to meet despite what he had lived through during the War. If only he could be here today to tell us about his experiences beneath Hill 60. The whole hill is now preserved (as best that nature allows) as it was at the end of the war. The trenches, cave-in hollows and bunker holes/debris are all still clearly visible. We arrived at Ypres at 2pm, despite ...


A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld


... sobering thought that so many men who each had a family waiting for them back home were killed in that one attack on 19/20 July 1916. We rode back to the motel in the rain without too much to say. Lille is the first city in this part of France we've come across with decent cycle paths, which surprised us. Granted some cities have had paths but 5-10km out they dried up. We hadn't seen many touring cyclists at all ...

French lessons, don’t fail me now!

A travel blog entry by word-a-day


... well the cargo anyway, it really wasn’t that dramatic, but did hold us up for an hour) we arrived in Tournai, able to lay claim to having been in three countries in one day – a first for both of us and a kind of cool for our first proper road trip with Larz.

Thanks for following our travels,

Love to you all,

Becs and Jase


OT Camp

A travel blog entry by jaugustyn


... again. It was after this that Fernando realized the temple brought whatever you were thinking to life. >Hahahahaa< He then set outside the cave for the rest of his days to make millions by charging people to enter the cave. The end.

I almost could not stop laughing while she was telling the story. Originally she wanted Fernando to fall more in love with his girlfriend and something sweet would show up in the temple… I suggested what might really be on a ...

Little and large locks + John's rant!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... gap and just as we were about full, the big barge started his engines! We were moored very close to his bow and so we quickly stopped our water and made a hasty departure just as he was starting his bow thrusters to get out. Phew!

We went through Tournai which was really pretty and where we were expecting a lifting bridge because the height was 0 in our new book. What it turned out to be was a one way system operating on the narrower part of the canal ...


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