AS Hotel Ronchin
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... 2 hours so not too bad.
The museum is very informative and well worth the visit. The complete history of WWI. Such a crazy war – both sides sitting in a stalemate situation for 4 years with the front line going back and forth over about 4km.
Walked out to the memorials and cemetery at Polygon Wood and the Buttes New British Cemetery. About 3km (no buses). Then back to Zonnebeke. I ...
... is where that came from and has nothing to do with hot chips the French way.
In Australia we enjoy Irish jokes, In Holland they have Belgian jokes - usually about how easy Belgians are fooled.
1/ How do you drive a Belgian nuts? Put them in a circular room and tell them they will find a bag of hot chips in every corner!
2/ Why does a Belgian remove his glasses at a Police breath testing check point? Two glasses less to declare!
Spent a wonderful day touring all the WWI sights. The cemeteries are meticulously kept with manicured bushes, green grass and beautiful flowers. The German cemetery was in disrepair but is now undergoing a renovation. The Canadian presence was very ...
... wood beams for reinforcement that have now been replaced by concrete pillars. So a pretty artificial sense of what it was like( and no where as scary as the Co Chi tunnels in Vietnam). They also have preserved a sense of the trenches but the "sandbags" are actually made out of concrete to look like sandbags, and it's nice and dry along the bottom. You can see where the trenches were,but now they are all covered with grass you do get some sense of looking at what ...
... push by the allies in late 1918. As we looked around the town of Ypres ever building is just under 100 years old. At the war' send nothing was standing. All the buildings and vegetation was totally damaged and the farmland was totally mud for a few meters deep. The pictures are so hard to believe. We went for a delightful dinner in town at a resto called Capelle. Excellent lamb and beef. We loved the cheese croquettes- breaded cheese and then deep ...