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A marathon drive from Holland to Belgium; as usual GP just ate up the Km. Some of the motorways were an experience - Antwerp queues hadn't improved since the 1990's - 8Km of trucks minimum! Watched a trucks tyre burst at 95Km and spread it self across the road, luckily none hit GP and the breaks work very well!
Also watched a ...
First we set off to search for Hill 60. Here there is a monument to the Australian soldiers who tunnelled in under the hill and then blew up enemy lines from below. Famed from the movie of the same name. Next the Paschedale Museum of 1917, at Zonnebeke. Again, a whole museum dedicated to one battle campaign. We felt we were getting museumed-out! However, we have seen only a fraction geographically but have a much better understanding of the conditions, losses and tragedy ...
... they were back on shore. We checked the scores and then had a promotion from the Dutch team. They had a game of cake on the string to eat with no hands for the crews and of course the string kept moving just to make it harder! They then gave out cheese samples and schnapps. It was really hot in the tent so we escaped pretty quickly and Daryl took Liam back to the unit to get changed for a swim back at the beach. I'm at the club still, typing this up ...
... beautiful facades lining each corner. Looking around, it was hard to imagine all of this bombed to the ground and being rebuilt within the last 100 years.
The museum was very well laid out and gave voice to the many battles of Ypres and some of the areas surrounding it. It was a very modern museum, with each visitor given a remembrance poppy bracelet with embedded RFID tag. This bracelet, when scanned at various displays, relayed stories about ...
We accidentally arrived in Belgium at the time and place of the folk version of Glastonbury music festival. Dranouter's event is smaller but it is listed as one of Europe's major festivals. It started in 1976 in the schoolyard and photos show an audience of 20 not today's 20,000! We parked up in the field where we could sleep overnight, according to one of the parking crew who also told us that ...