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From beautiful Brugge we drove south west to Ypres. Along the way we stopped at some of the war memorials to the fallen soldiers. All this area is part of Flanders. We stopped at the Tyne Cot cemetery. It is the biggest commonwealth memorial. It was quite surreal looking at the walls knowing every name on the wall represents a soldier whose body was never found or identified.
Next we stopped at ...
... what the average wage is? There are 40 of us on this tour, which is a big group. Lots of Aussies. Our tour guide is Danish and has a great sense of humour, our coach driver is Italian but a bit on the 'used' side if you know what I mean, but still a good bloke. We had a welcome dinner at the hotel and sat with two girls from Canada and a bloke from USA who is a marine biologist. Interesting conversation. Early to bed, feet swollen, legs sore and need sleep. Off to Amsterdam ...
... country for us to finally sample a legit Belgian waffle, and it was an omission we were all too eager to rectify. Each of us ordered a waffle covered in whipped cream, strawberries, and whatever else we felt like tossing on there, and proceeded to enter into several minutes of chewy, sugary bliss. Even Bram, for whom you'd think this would be old hat, admitted that these waffles were particularly delicious.
While light rain drizzled down, ...
... and found it most amusing how I pronounced Brussels. The train station in Paris was interesting. The ticket sellers were as rude as they have been previously. There were police and armed service personnel through out the stations (we had to go to two). Not sure if that is now normal or if there was a particular issue today. Another interesting point was one of the police helped Jo with getting ...
... from which angle you look including diagonal the lines will be straight.
We then proceeded to the Sanctuary Wood Museum with a stop 300m up the road at the brow of the hill where there is a monument to the Canadian soldiers who managed to wrestle this from the Germans. It is known as Hill 62 which apparently is the height. The museum holds a ragbag of shells, ...
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