De Kruishoeve

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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 ...

The Adventure Continues

A travel blog entry by bdmitchell

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... gave us yet another concoction to help break up what is in the bronchial tubes. I sure hope it works! I am worried about Peter. Mornings are always better for him. He is not feverish, just weak from the intensive coughing. Usually he does pretty well until about 2PM and then starts coughing from then on and all through the night. We walked the main central area of the city this morning, tried a Belgian waffle and took a canal boat ride. The architecture here ...

Ypres

A travel blog entry by kirstyandlogan

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OK, so we got a shower this morning, thank goodness, then packed up and headed to Ypres. I have been there on a school trip, so yes, just a few years ago. We parked on the outskirts and gave the bikes a go into town - so far, so good! We had a wander around (see bridge pics) then had a nice lunch in the Square (won't be able to afford to do that every day, but we are still in holiday mode!). We ...

Party in Paris and bored in Bruges

A travel blog entry by tommyforrest

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... Pont des Arts (Lover's bridge), the Louvre surrounds, the Tuileries gardens and the Luxor Obelisk (amongst other things) while giving a good view of the Champs Elysées and the Eiffel Tower from the Place de la Concorde. After the "free" tour everyone (about 30 ppl) tipped Billy about 10 euros, however being the poor student I am I only gave him 2 (even though I think it was worth at least 5, I just didn't have enough change). I didn't feel too bad though, ...

     

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