Hotel La Paloma

Ijzerstraat 13, Ostende, West Flanders, 8400 , Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ostende

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 ...

Ypres or is it iper

A travel blog entry by rossport

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... inside is well worth a visit and is again an eye opener, There were over 7 milliom soliders as prisoners of war on both sides of this war that is a lot of men to be held and fed especially when they were flat out feeding the men who were fighting.
We then went to the Menin Gate and finally found the Name of the great Uncle stewart was searching for and it was a sober moment when we saw that both sides of the gate plus extra walls out the back had been added to ...

Bruges

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

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Started Bruges(Brugge) with Historium, a 7 scene interactive walk through movie of a love story based in Bruges during the Middle Ages. Then out to The Market Place in front of the Belfort Tower to start our wonder around town. This town is amazing, street after street was filled with either Belgium chocolate shops and Belgium ...

Through Wind and Rain for Frites

A travel blog entry by kim.samra

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I've been sharing a lot of highlights from our trip so far. But it must be noted that a trip like this also has its share of lowlights. For example, navigating a foreign city can be...let's say...challenging at times for a couple (don't worry - we're still happy newlyweds). Or you could show up at your B&B at the arranged time only to find that the proprietor has decided to step out, leaving you with a phone number taped to the door, which is useless since you don't have roaming on ...

"In 80 yds, Turn Right!!"

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... re cheap".
The 14 Euro meal was ok. Nice starter of pate, Kate has mussels. Main was Rabbit for Kate and Beef Stew for me. 'Dessert of the Day' was a scoop of ice cream with a wafer. We weren't all that hungry and for dessert that all I could probably manage anyhow. We both drank from ma-husive Hoogarden jars and enjoyed the beer - very nice. The surprise came when getting the bill. We calculated that it should be 41 Euro plus whatever else they charged us for Kates ...

 

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