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... McCrae, Medical Officer, Canadian Artillery. Sadly John died of illness in late January 1918z The bunker where it is believed he may have written the poem is preserved near the memorial. While walking through the Commonwealth cemetery nearby (you are never far from one here) Greg found a headstone where a lot of crosses and some teddy bears had been placed. Then he saw why, the soldier buried there was 15 years old when killed. One of the many who had lied about his age. ...
Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...
... and finely chopped onion……..sooooo good!!! Tummies full of fries our next checkbox to tick was BEER!! The hostel hosted a beer tasting in their bar which we all excitedly signed up for. It involved a tasting of give Belgium beers and at the end a full pint of beer of choice. We met several other people staying at the hostel. A brother and sister from California, two girls both from Canada traveling by themselves and 'surprisingly' several ...
... to was a place of much fighting during Ww1 and Ww2. We visited the Nz memorial and and walked through the fields to the Irish memorial. We also saw 2 German bunkers and the Nz monument.
On our list for Emily was to find a Pateserrie, which we duly found and one Brazil nut slice, strawberry slice, pastry and cream slice, chocolate slice and a hoorntje later. Hoorntjie delicious Taylor/Davenport family !!!!
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