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Travel Blogs from Ostende

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... videotaped the ceremony thank goodness! I will share with you later. The Menin Gate - is a memorial to all British and commonwealth soldiers (except New Zealand and Newfoundland) that have no known grave - over 55,000!!! The ceremony has taken place every evening at 8pm since 1927 - except during German occupation during WWII. It was standing room only at the ceremony this evening Looong day - looking forward to bed ...

Heading into Germany for two days

A travel blog entry by judithbloom

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... the Moselle river early am. We then went on an hour cruise along the Rhine. Truly beautiful country. The river is approximately 90 feet deep with very difficult currents. No bridges many locks and very large barges. There was an amazing castle on the cliff top and they told us that there are 4.5 kilometres of tunnels under the castle. Very steep hills with terracing. Many grape vines planted. Don't know how they get up there to pick them. Hope all is well Luv Judith and ...

Last day in Bruges

A travel blog entry by lynnib

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... Mass so we respectfully sat and observed the ceremony including the procession of the vial and the opportunity for the congregation to pay their personal homage to the artefact. Afterwards, we strolled the nearby streets including one of, if not, the best Christmas shops we have ever visited with tree decorations in a wide variety of materials. Some designs I have seen in the UK and no doubt have been made on ...

On Bruges

A travel blog entry by dinojay2

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... of young slackers and irritatingly lanky bikers enjoying a “Take Back the City” rally. It seemed to be promoting cycling and walking as opposed to driving environmentally intrusive vehicles. I’m not sure where all the pot and b.o. fit in but they sure had some fun posters.

Unfortunately, we had a flight to Croatia scheduled for the following morning and were unable to stick around for the remainder of the week’s “Take Back the-” ...

Chocolate in Brugge

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... people in Brugge eat early as the restaurants all shut at 8pm! However there are still the many restaurants that cater for the many tourists that stay open, but this means higher prices and less tasty food – oh well, I had no choice so I went for lasagne, the cheapest option. After dinner I walked around afew of the pretty areas all lit up at night and then went back to the hostel to bed. ...

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