Gasthof 'T Zweerd
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... Fields museum and beautiful buildings. It is very pretty to walk on the old ramparts all around the city. At one of the city gates they hold a last post ceremony. They have held it every night at 8pm since ww1. When we were there they told the story of two brothers that died on the exact date 100 years ago. It was very moving and the echo of the last post off the memorial walls gave me ...
... Flemish Baroque style and is constructed at right angles to the square over 100 years ago. Unfortunately the markets weren't on (yesterday). Back to Wellington and the history of the memorial and the 1917 battle of Arras. Fortunately for the British, the genius of the New Zealand tunnellers and miners created a network of tunnels within the quarry to create an underground barracks to accommodate 24,000 soldiers. The Quarry was of chalk stone and used in medieval ...
... paid for by volunteers only from Germany...the government does nothing ....bizarre....The cloud lifted as I left.....
I think about here I was becoming memorial numb..so many of them you can't stop at them all...then I saw a Dragon....on a podium....had to stop and check it out....yup it was a Dragon.....seems its for the Welsh that fell....I did not associate dragons with Weelsh...I will now....
Back to ieper for some food and to ...
Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...
... until 16th August 1917. Those who died from that date until the end of the war are mentioned on panels at Tyne Cot cemetery. There are 34,984 of them. People come from around the world to take part in this ceremony each night and we have been surprised by the large crowds there the last 3 nights when we have attended.