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... young men came for treatment and many died.
The day is unlike any other. I am on a tour with 12 others, all from countries that make up the allied forces. In a bus we crisscross the 12 kilometers between Passchendaele and Ypres where a century ago, half a million soldiers died.
I think that is the first thing that strikes me. Thousands of men spent four years fighting over the same 12 kilometers. Now there is a beautiful corduroy ...
... so many Canadians involved. The day had started badly for us. The train from Ghent was late so we missed our connection en route and hence the tour we were booked on. The woman in the visitors' centre in Ieper (Belgian spelling of Ypres. I use this here because if you visit, this is the name you will see) was excellent especially when we we said we were from NZ. She phoned around and got us a rental car in the next town at 1pm. While waiting we ...
... phone flashlight app....handy ..... saw quite a bit.... Time to go again....
I wanted to now find Hooge crater....its actually another mine put under the enemy lines and blowed up ....big crater apparently...and about here I find the Hooge museum ... and it had a restaurant...so in I went. Very cool museum...tons of stuff to see......and it was time for a cafe au lait... they do do coffee in a good way here...do not know why but it tastes awesome. ...
... Day in 1914 in which German and British soldiers crossed trenches to exchange seasonal greetings and talk, sing carols together, play soccer and exchange cigarettes and food. How wonderful to think that in he midst of battle enemies could forget hostilities and indulge in such acts of humanity. Such a modest but inspirational and uplifting site depicting the best of human behaviour springing from the worst.
... a one way street). He then kept telling me to turn left, where left turns were all one way streets the wrong way. After driving round a feature roundabout in comedic fashion we got onto the cobbled streets of Bruges and were in the right direction. Tom was back working and in his element, but we missed our turning because Tom told us it was in 80 yds when it was in fact immediate. We had to drive all the way around the town due to the one way streets, back round ...
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