Hotel du Moulin d'Or
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Sun Oct 19 Started the day with a walk around Ypres with our guide where he explained and pointed out areas of WW1. We then walked to the Menin Gate and found Rob's Great Uncles name on the wall were many of the unfound Australian casualties of WW1 were named. From the gate we headed to the Ypres WW1 museum, which was quite depressing so I scooted through it quite ...
To Vimy Ridge, north of Arras, Hill 145, where the Canadian Monument and several cemeteries are located as part of the Vimy Ridge National Historic Site of Canada. The only other historic site outside Canada is Beaumont-Hamel.
A different style of monument, where two towering pylons of limestone are carved with allegorical figures from greek mythology. Maple leaves on one tower, the fleur-de-lys on its twin, symbolic of ...
... a military representative. A scottish school band provided music during the wreath laying, then was silent while volunteers from the local Fire Brigade played the Last Post. The school band was back in force for the Belgium national anthem, and God Save the Queen. An old gentleman, wearing his fathers medals, sang his heart out. Paul and I were waiting for the Canadian and Australian anthems, but didn't happen. Troops ...
Woke up to a slight hangover! Had a bit of a lie in then breakfast and walked to the park with the Aussie we met the previous night and stayed there for a while, another free zoo in that park too so we wandered round that which was good! Chilled in the park and had some chips for lunch, then had a quick walk around the city while heading back to the hostel where we chilled for a while, cooked tea and sat ...
... saw there was the body shop inside. I didn't go in because I knew I would spend all my money there but at least now, I don't feel sad for leaving my toner behind. HAHA!
So after our lunch at quick (it's like there McDonald's here, a fastfood restaurant), we headed to catch the bus at another station because Tita Juliet were at a friend's house. When we boarded the bus, we weren't so sure where we were going and we may reach Belgium ...