Hotel L'Eden

Place de la Republique, Bethune, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 62400, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bethune

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... in town. Extremely modern with all the multimedia gizmos and gadgets, along with the normal stuff you'd expect in such a place. Greg then mounted his trusty steed and headed out to Essex Farm, 2.5km from our B&B. (Wendy had a lay afternoon out of the rain). This is where the famous LTCOL McCrae wrote that moving poem "In Flanders Fields". We loved this poem, it captures the whole essence of war. Once learnt never forgotten. Time to remember it: In Flanders fields ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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Very solemn day. We visited Vimy Ridge today - I've wanted to see this monument for a long time. More rain and really dark clouds set the mood for our visit. As we drove into the site we could see more fields sectioned as there were explosives still underground. The monument itself was absolutely huge. I was awestruck with it's immense size and placement on the Ridge. The view was beautiful. One can see ...

Summer rain can't keep us away

A travel blog entry by andy.and.emma

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... us in out of the weather, into what appears to be the last available room in all of town.

A trip to the town square for dinner, packed with lively Tour de France spectators also hiding out from the rain, yielded a lovely simple Belgian feed of charcuterie and frites. Following that we headed home to the hotel, local beers in hand, for some blogging and an early night’s sleep so that we can prepare for our up coming ...

Got wet in a lock again!

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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13th May 2012

We cast off at 9.15 after saying farewell to Betty and Pandora. It is blue sky and sunshine again, this is the life!

We saw a "fun race-marathon" with hundreds of runners when we turned on to the La Doule canal at Bauvin. We say “fun” but some were already struggling and walking. It was an uneventful trip in ...

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This hotel, located on Place de la Republique, Bethune, is near Loisinord.
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