Charme Hotel Landhuis 'T Wilgenerf

Address: Elzendammestraat 1, Ypres, West Flanders, 8906, Belgium | Hotel
 
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    Travel Blogs from Ypres

    Bring on the calories

    A travel blog entry by andrew.bennin on Mar 06, 2015

    6 comments

    ... I walk up and assume they know english, and they always do. I was walking through the hospital museum today and got frustrated that the information was all in dutch, then I remembered I was in a dutch speaking region of the world. That's how prevalent english is everywhere; you come to expect it everywhere and are irritated when they dutch or french or german place you are in doesn't accommodate to your language, because everything so often does
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    Fierce Fighting From Fromelles

    A travel blog entry by mfhshistory on Jan 15, 2015

    3 comments, 43 photos

    ... inside. We left a candle burning inside in commemoration.

    The bus left the hotel at around 9am in order to make the trip north. Our first stop was the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles which is a brand new museum built to house relics uncovered during the recent archaeological digs from the battle of Fromelles. It is also a cemetery for those who died behind enemy lines in Pheasant Wood during the attack.

    I'm not sure how much you have read or ...

    Another Belgian day.. Another destination

    A travel blog entry by mauza on Nov 27, 2014

    19 photos

    ... that led the soldiers to the front line ... unveiled in 1927 it has names of 54,896 fallen & lost in this area. Almost 6,200 Australians amongst them.One such name belongs to our family. . Lance Corporal Elmore T.H. ..Or Uncle Tom to his generation. My 2nd visit to pay homage to him ..RIP...Lest we Forget .We join with several hundred others to hear the short life story of a selected soldier and the ...

    Ypres

    A travel blog entry by kellyfayeurope on Sep 18, 2014

    1 comment, 11 photos

    ... for the 8 pm) ceremony. And wow didn't the crowds build - we were so pleased we did what we did and had front row viewing of one of the most spectacular half hour services to commemorate the 54000 fallen ...very emotional. A guard of honour was provided by HMS Seahawk, there were 4 buglers, from the local volunteer fire brigade, who played The Last Post and Reveille, a piper played Abide with Me and a local choir sang other songs while a range of family members ...

    Tyne Cot military cemetery

    A travel blog entry by dave.coleman on Jun 28, 2014

    2 comments, 4 photos

    Our visit to Tyne Cot was a sobering moment. So many graves, many simply marked 'British Soldier' or 'German Officer'. The cemetery is immaculate, with thousands of flowers growing between the graves. My grandfather was gassed in this war. What a waste of lives the whole thing was.



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