Le Chateau des Ormes
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
- Banquet room
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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 ...
We spent the first 4 hours on the barge as we had to retrace our steps from yesterday, and go through several locks along the way back to Arleux, it was good and we got off at 11am and cycled for 55kms through several small villages and some urban areas, my impressions of their part of France are that there is not a lot of money, unless the towns are very big there is little. Aristo of shops ...
... about 1000 but reduced to 330 by casualties, took the mount which was heavily protected by artillery. There were preexisting trenches on the hillside from previous attempts to take the mount. We heard the story of one of the 3 VC winners at the mount, Robert MacTier, who was sent forward as a scout and found that the Aussie troops were being held down by enemy machine gun fire. Instead of merely reporting back, he individually charged the ...
... barges and a container port as well as a few cruisers.
When we moored up at Mons we were helped by an Australian couple David and Melanie. They are originally from Rhodesia and now Australians and live in Perth. They had lived for a time in South Africa, China and Indonesia due to David being a mining engineer. David is now retired so they just bought their ex hire boat 2 weeks ago to travel Europe.
The port of Mons is very similar ...
... any deviation advice.Oh well, turn right and we will go where we will go... and it all duly came out in the wash, as it were.
A few little flurries of wrong turns in Ypres meant we saw more than planned, which was all to the good... Our first impressions of the Groote Maarkt and the centre of Ypres were of total surprise and wonder. What a stunning place!
The Hotel O is in the best possible location and our room looks out onto ...