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... very compelling and makes for a very sober day.
We visited a number of war cemeteries including Passendale, Tyne-Cot and Nine Elmes, Poperinge where Gayle's Great Uncle David Gallaher is buried, one of three brothers killed in the area. David was Captain of the 1905 All Blacks. Douglas Gallaher is buried at Rue Petillon and Henry was buried where he fell at the attack on Villers-Bretonneux.
At Tyne-Cot we came across a school group ...
After the tour we went to a pub we had heard about called Degarr that sells a special beer called Degarr. The beer is 12% and they will only let you have two, one was all we needed as we were both feeling very jolly after it. Getting back to the hostel we had a few beers with a lovely kiwi couple which by this stage had us both a little drunk. This helped us get some sleep in our 12 bed dorm.
Sunday was Belgium food ...
... of the many bars and cafés. They also promote themselves as a romantic town. One of the cafés has red roses covering the entire ceiling. Many of the buildings in Bruge are old. Some of them have been around since the 15th century. There are also modern reconstructions of older medieval buildings, A greater part of the town with a population of about 20 000 locals ...
... is in the bottom bed!!
The next morning I woke up feeling absolutely terrible. I had the worst hangover complete with a killer headache. I had paracetamol but I didn't think I could stomach it so I stayed in bed and tried to sleep it off.
At around noon I woke again and thought about getting up but the dorm room was just so dark and cozy and I was utterly buggered from those 3 full days of site seeing in Paris that I decided to just stay in bed for a ...
As it turns out, the cheese was conducive to more beer drinking which lead to a general unwillingness to relocate to the Bierbrasserie, but that we did. The boys and Anna enjoyed some rabbit while I munched away on a delicious beef stew-esque meal. With happy hearts and full tummies, we returned to our hotel to take a cat nap before exploring the city at night. How was the city at night, you may ask? I wouldn't be able ...
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