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From beautiful Brugge we drove south west to Ypres. Along the way we stopped at some of the war memorials to the fallen soldiers. All this area is part of Flanders. We stopped at the Tyne Cot cemetery. It is the biggest commonwealth memorial. It was quite surreal looking at the walls knowing every name on the wall represents a soldier whose body was never found or identified.
Next we stopped at ...
... London, staying at Matt's on Friday night before the early start on Saturday. Leaving at 5:30am we blasted out the #choons as we made our way down to Dover. As the weekend was the first day of the summer holidays it was absolutely packed, and we ended up spending the whole journey across the channel in the restaurant queuing for breakfast.
After this energy boost, we got back in the ...
... and we were off! Nice flat sea - no need for the paper bag! Ferry trip about 1 hour 30 mins so we had a sandwich and coffee as that was lunch - no places to stop where we were headed!
Our coach rolled off our Calais and we were on the way to Ieper to pick up our historian Peter and start our journey. Ieper is where the Menin Gate is - the town of Ieper were so grateful to the allies for what they did they have played the last Post here every night since 1928 (except ...
... part of town. We especially liked the lovely rainbow flags hanging merrily above the bars. We eventually traversed the town back to the old quarter and wandered from restaurant to bistro, expertly deciphering the menus (they are legally obligated to display outside) for something to eat. We settled on a bouchery styled place with friendly staff and selection of the finest meats served in many interesting ways. The establishment ...
January 6, 2013
2:23 pm CET (GMT+1)
9:23 pm PHT (GMT +8)
So yesterday, Saturday, we started our day early to go to Ikea and the mall beside it, which we saw last Friday. We got lost in Ikea because it was soooo big and decided to go out once we saw an exit sign. We went to the mall instead, and guess what! We found the second H&M Store! I felt so happy! HAHA! I just looked inside for ...
Other places to stay in Lille
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- A lovely place to go
- Great position
- Reallt Nice Hotel
Vieux Lille, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Lovely public areas
- The loveliest part of Lille
- Comfortable hotel in good position
Lille Centre, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Hôtel très agréable
- Great for families
- Excellent base
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $122
Lille Centre 19, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $91
157 Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $108
Lille Centre, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $79
- Cheap and cheerful
- Was the hotel OK?
- Best 2 star I've stayed in for a while
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $69
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Vieux Lille, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $118
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $89
29, Av Charles St-Venant, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $124
Lille Fives, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $50
Parc Europe, 340 Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Vieux Lille 2, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | Hotelfrom $53
Lille Centre, Lille | 1 star hotelfrom $67
Lille Sud, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $63
Caulier, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $75
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $131
- Great Location
- Spacious bedroom but smelly toilet
- Doesn't feel like part of a big chain
Lille Centre 11, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Lille Centre 17, Lille | 5 star hotelfrom $173
- Fantastic place to stay in Lille
- Amazing place full of character
- Great stay
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $67