Grand-Place 36, Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld


... since found out that it is the most visited grave by school kids from England on the Western Front. It was then onto the Yorkshire Trench & Dugout which had been re-discovered during some canal works in 1998. During excavation hundreds of remains and artifacts were discovered. It seems wherever you dig around here you'd find the same. The Passchendaele Museum and Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial were next. Tyne Cot is the largest burial cemetery in the world with nearly ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake


... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

Our first threesome

A travel blog entry by thermalsailors

... how much power they are using and even what the guy in front is doing. Sometimes it sucks you towards their stern, sometimes sends us sliding off sideways with nothing to do but wait for the bump. Leaving too soon after a big barge just sends us pinballing from side to side while i wrestle the wheel and klaus to keep a semblence of control. it is exciting. Sometimes when you cross a border you cant ...

Little and large locks + John's rant!

A travel blog entry by issywiz


... locks had only used the smaller lock gates for us, so saving the amount of water used, but this one didn’t and so we must have been in the lock for 30 minutes, or at least it seemed like it.

The next 3 locks which were in Kortrijk, were going back in time and manually operated and very similar to our British canal locks. The lock-keeper opened one gate and then had to walk all the way round to open the other gate. These locks were very narrow and so ...

Along the White Walls

A travel blog entry by betsybond


... Ben, Parliament, Westminster etc. and drove to Dover giving me the first view of those famous white walls. Group shots were taken on deck of the ferry to Calais – burr cold – I really should have had pulled my jacket out of my bag. More faces to tag with names – Jody, the only Aussie onboard was a hoot, we huddled and were looking at everyone and ensuring we knew their names.

We drove through France – ...


This hotel, located on Grand-Place 36, Tournai, is near Notre Dame Cathedral in Tournai, Cathedral of Our Lady, Musee du Folklore (Folklore Museum), and Folklore Museum.
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