Tropic Hotel

Koninkijke Baan 326, Koksijde, West Flanders, 8670, Belgium | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Koksijde

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... McCrae, Medical Officer, Canadian Artillery. Sadly John died of illness in late January 1918z The bunker where it is believed he may have written the poem is preserved near the memorial. While walking through the Commonwealth cemetery nearby (you are never far from one here) Greg found a headstone where a lot of crosses and some teddy bears had been placed. Then he saw why, the soldier buried there was 15 years old when killed. One of the many who had lied about his age. ...

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 ...

Lest we Forget

A travel blog entry by saskilton

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... cemetery of white headstones, apparently the third largest in Flanders, however we didn't stop at this one. Amazingly these cemetery's are maintained by volunteers, and there are many many cemetery's of various sizes. Our first stop was at a German cemetery and memorial site - very different to the allied cemetery! The headstones were flat in the ground and held anything between 3 to 6 people. As the German cemetery's in Flanders ...

The Flower of a generation!

A travel blog entry by 2aussiesinavan

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... in death whilst being treated with the utmost disregard for the well-being and very life whilst at the front. We also saw the contrast between the Commonwealth War Graves and those of the French soldiers and of the German army. The atmosphere at the cemeteries was calm, serene and overwhelmingly respectful, the sun was shining, the wind gently rustled the leaves of the trees and birds sang overhead, it was hard to imagine the ...

Bruges and Brussels: The End of the Road

A travel blog entry by pmytkowi

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... Bruges has its chocolate shops. One of our afternoons has a chill in the air, so we trade our usual stop for cappuccino for a visit to the chocolate shop where the chocolatier, like a barista, concocts her own special brew. Large cups of hot milk arrive at our table accompanied by a special mix of chocolate chips of different sizes, colors, and flavors. Also on the tray is a wooden stick with a rich glob of dark chocolate on its end, and we are instructed to toss the chips ...

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This hotel, located on Koninkijke Baan 326, Koksijde, is near PlopsaLand De Panne.
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