Ibis Styles Lille Aeroport
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and then listened to the mournful sound of the "Last Post", by the local bugler, a commemoration that takes place every night at 8.00 pm to honour those who fought. It was an amazingly emotional moment for the 3 or 4 hundred people who were there at the Mennin Gate. We were then driven back to our hotel, after an extraordinary day, and fell asleep as soon as our heads touched the pillows, despite it still being broad daylight ...
... or war. We had an amazing dinner, beautiful spaghetti bolognaise, salad which followed a starter of proscuitto and honey dew, with pine nuts, and rocket. On the way into town Garry got a minor tear or strain in the a muscle in his calf, so we chatted to the local pharmacist for a while who spoke very good English - she was helpful. Stocked up on magnesium and deep heat before visiting the ...
... maintained, and being in such a peaceful, beautiful spot seems to accentuate the tragedy of all those young lives lost. We decided since we are in Belgium we'd better have a waffle. Indulgent, I know, but just remember how many times we'd changed trains and dragged our bags around today. And let me tell you, they were melt-in-your-mouth waffles. We sat in a cafe, ate our waffles without a hint of guilt, and watched the Ypres world go by. We had ...
... with a lot of water. John ducked inside to keep dry, but our chart and other things got a bit damp as there was no time to cover things up. We then went round the corner into our overnight mooring at Peronnes which is in a big lake off the canal with a big sailing teaching centre with a big selection of dinghies plus the sport boat club with lots of cruisers. The 2 cruisers that had been in the last lock lead the way to the visitor's pontoon. Whilst they ...
Travelled to Ieper (Ypres) by train and arrived mid morning. My grandfather Joseph Chitty was killed in action in this area and his name recorded at the Messines Ridge Memorial to the Missing within the Messines Ridge British Cemetery. When planning my trip, doing the New York Marathon was the reason for the trip but another wish I had was to visit Belgium, contact Nieke (an exchange student I hosted) and try and find Joe's name on the Memorial.