Ibis Lille Tourcoing
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... Fields museum and beautiful buildings. It is very pretty to walk on the old ramparts all around the city. At one of the city gates they hold a last post ceremony. They have held it every night at 8pm since ww1. When we were there they told the story of two brothers that died on the exact date 100 years ago. It was very moving and the echo of the last post off the memorial walls gave me ...
... with people I don't know, in a very intense and intimate way. I know that some people won't agree, but then again some people like to look back to the Evy I used to be, and I am convinced that people do change!
Moreover I am way stronger than I thought I was, mentally and physically, but also weaker than I thought and sometimes I can be sad about things that lay beyond my control or people that have hurt me before.
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... present and past members, their battle colours were paraded and their military band and pipers played various tunes. This together with the Belgium buglers made it another exceptional service. I got a bit teary with the ceremony this time, but reckon it was okay at this time to be emotional.....how can one not be! We enjoyed dinner at leshalles depot with 6 wonderful tapas dishes and some more of that beautiful Belgium beer before retiring at ...
... heck did we ever beat the Germans? We stopped for lunch in Ypres (a place with, at last count 73 different spellings and pronunciations). It is a gorgeous town and mind blowing to know that the town was completely flattened by the end of the war but completely rebuild to it's original architecture. A salad roll and a little Belgian chocolate later we were back on the tour. Before we got on the bus John walked us up to the Menin gate where he was successful ...
... In just three months the NZ'ers dug 8km of tunnels connecting previously forgotten chalk quarries under Arras. In the tunnels we got a fantastic guided tour alongside audio/visual displays which gave a very real account of life in the tunnels. On the walls were carvings left by the kiwis such as cavemen-like pictures and New Zealand words such as "Waitomo". The tour was then followed by a rousing haka outside by the memorial for the ...