Le Domaine des Cigognes Hotel
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... destination tonight is Lille, France which is just over the border from Belgium and in the middle of the Somme where heavy fighting in WW1 cost hundreds of thousands of Australian lives.
On the way to Lille we stopped of in Antwerp in Belgium where we relived some great memories of our last visit here in 2010. On that visit we were befriended by a true gentleman who Kate and ...
... t write well enough to do this place justice other than to tell you, Belgium was neutral territory, the civilians didn't deserve the vast devastation that was the complete destruction of their country and all of those who went to war to fend off the German forces didn't deserve the death they came to but the memorials around Ieper are a small consultation for their ...
... 8217;s Grt, grt, grt Uncle William had been a stretcher bearer in the NZ regiment that saved the town. We walked around and found the memorial to the NZers who had distracted the Germans by creating lots of smoke and they launched a surprise attack by climbing up a ladder they constructed to get them up the wall. It was a hot day and everyone was tired.
We spent the afternoon in a big shopping mall buying some new clothes!
... He died of pneumonia in 1918 at aged 45 & would not have known how famous his poem was to become. The Canadians on our tour said that at school it was compulsory to know the poem off by heart. There is a memorial with the poem inscribed.
Next stop was the village of Langemark where there is the German war cemetery, the Deutscher ...
We finally arrived at our destination Iper and had a walk around i can tell you these Belgiums know how to make life hard for us devils we kept falling between the cracks in the cobble stones and had to keep climbing out of them. But again beauty was every where the old buildings and they architecture was fantastic, we saw the old Cloth hall and were amazed to think it was not as old as it seemed as it was destroyed and rebuilt virtually brick by brick ...