Le Chateau des Ormes
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
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... a beautiful painting. I’m just trying to show something here. The one on the bottom by Peter Paul Rubens isn’t even a real painting and yet it shines out as being amazing. It’s actually just a rough draft for a full wall painting he did.
The highlight of the museum for me was a couple of Rodin statues they had on display. The final picture (pic 8) shows the beauty of his work coupled with a gorgeous Monet in the ...
... for example how the French uniforms changed from flamboyant at the beginning to a much more toned down, practical, more camouflaged light blue. Jeannette was taken by the story of French, British, German, and Belgian soldiers putting aside their nations’ differences to come out of the trenches and celebrate Christmas together in 1914. Jake was fascinated by video footage of a lost trench that was uncovered in the 90s. Having been entombed in mud and water, ...
No matter where you drive, you always see wind turbines. Sometimes a few, sometimes fields or rows of them. As we drive towards these scattered locations, notice the fields have drying corn, others sprouts of green or some obscure green crop. Piled ready for collection are gigantic heaps of sugar beet and potatoes, enormous haystacks, even though there's limited livestock seen, and farmers busy ploughing, cutting, gathering.
... over 65,000 soldiers buried there, many unknown. Went to a German cemetery, much different mass graves and 45,000 were buried there. The Belgians were upset after WW 2 and had all the small German cemeteries exhumed and set up a few mass grave cemeteries. Went to Menin Gate for the evening ceremony. 55,000 names ...
... It escaped damage during the Second World War, and not exactly by chance. Hitler himself had fought near here, and there are photographs of him visiting the German cemetery at Langemarcke. He specifically ordered monuments to remain untouched, a practice that continues today. There is no graffiti to be seen anywhere at any cemetery or memorial. It's an unspoken rule that you break the law in other ways, but these places are nearly holy - they ...