Main Street Hotel

Rijselsestraat 136, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium | 3 star hotel
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Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... shrapnel in a farmers field next to hill. After touring the museum we had dinner in a fantastic Belgian restaurant - I had a Flemish stew that was amazing and Josh had steak and oysters. We finished out the day taking in the ceremony at Menin Gate. Josh and the SFDCI students had an opportunity to take part in the ceremony. The students laid a wreath in honour of the fallen. Unfortunately, I couldn't see a ...

The western front

A travel blog entry by kerri.hobman

... this was a fantastic day for learning about french culture the day ended eith us heading back to amien. the next morning I was picked up from my hotel by the tour guide and we went to cateroillar valley which is important to newzealand and near by there is a nz memorial to the missing it is also here that the unknown soldier that now lies in wellington was buried. we went to a place where in the last few years a couple hundred bodies mainly australian have been found. we ...

In Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by themaggiej

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... the memory of the fallen alive and it was heartening to see the number of memorials and the way in which they have been developed and maintained to such a high standard. The funding of the work comes from 6 Commonwealth countries including Australia but is actually based in Ieper . It has been wonderful being at some of these sacred sites and learning so much about the battles that occurred on the Western Front over the last two wonderful days.

  • Our own Trench experience & Hill 60

    A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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    ... of a number of German pill boxes around. It has some trees now and grass of course which is kept short be the sheep. A number of sites have sheep as they are light enough not to set off any remaining shells unlike a man & a mower. There was a blue granite memorial to the Australian Tunnellers which had a number of bullet holes in its inscription plaque from WWII. Beside the small car park which is beside the railway line was a small memorial from WWII. It was to 2 ...

    Bullecourt, Vimy, Fromelles

    A travel blog entry by goweregypt

    8

    ... disastrous first battle on the Western Front on 19th-20th July, 1916. Instead there are rose gardens around two flat white crosses on the ground. Further up the road and to right is Le Trou Aid Post Cemetery. Since this has an old creek bed around it & is surrounded by weeping willows it is a very serene, thought-provoking setting.
    The GPS that Pete Christie loaned us is wonderful. I can input the satellite co-ordinates for the next location and ...

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    This 3 star hotel, located on Rijselsestraat 136, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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