Old Flanders Hotel
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... that led the soldiers to the front line ... unveiled in 1927 it has names of 54,896 fallen & lost in this area. Almost 6,200 Australians amongst them.One such name belongs to our family. . Lance Corporal Elmore T.H. ..Or Uncle Tom to his generation. My 2nd visit to pay homage to him ..RIP...Lest we Forget .We join with several hundred others to hear the short life story of a selected soldier and the ...
... into only a couple in the area, we also noticed that within the one grave, they could have even died a couple years apart. This stop also held a memorial (a room full of names on the walls) of the 3000 odd students who were sent to the front as support, without the right equipment and only a couple weeks training. It is absolutely mad to think that boys, not men, as young as 14 were faking their age and identity - and being believed! - to ...
... the area.
Next time here was a couple of Christmases ago when hubby and I came over on a bus to do the Christmas markets. We had a nice couple of markets, rain in Brussels and then just about 2 hours for Brugge where we arrived before the booths were open by about an hour. Luckily the horse and buggies were standing in the square so we took one of them and then had less than an hour to do the Christmas market. back to the bus and one couple was ...
... advertised chocolate museum mentioned on one of the maps the hostel had provided us with. Lots of walking round in circles and a beer stop later we found ourselves at the museum. Along with discovering how much the Aztecs suffered for giving the world cocoa, we also confirmed that Laura is allergic to the cocoa in chocolate and therefore will never be able to eat it comfortably. That evening we signed ourselves up to the 'in Brugge' ...
... had to ask for a
phone. It worked perfectly, without any no's all the way to England
where I managed to get some and then some afterwards as well.
Thinking about where to
stay, I remembered about stories from http://www.tomiastikainen.com/
about how he got hosts by
just going to some bars and meeting people. But I took out the map of
Brugge and saw a camping outside of Brugge, so I had a place where to
sleep. I ...