Gasthof 'T Zweerd
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... that was only discovered recently. It was part of the Yorkshire offensive and is currently being restored. We then stopped at a place called Essex Farm. It is the exact location that John McCrae wrote In Flanders Fields. It was in a series of bunkers that were used by the Canadian troops as a hospital. The bunkers have been restored along with a memorial cemetery. At Ypres itself there is a ...
... I was panting at the top of the tower taking pictures and realized that I might as well just head that way to find the sites....sooo a plan...sort of lol.
I finished the museum...and needed to contemplate...so found a pub on the town square....it was early but I wanted a beer and they were accommodating....Paschendale beer how appropriate...for those who do not know...Passendale is a village just a lil north and east of Ieper and is where ...
Headed off and found the Trenches of Death at Diksmuide then a Belgium cemetery, then a couple of German cemeteries before back into the CWGC cemeteries and museum at Passchendaele then into Polygon Wood and back to Ypres for the menin gate and beer & ...
It was a fairly easy, but stinking hot, 50 miles to Ypres although we were a bit side-tracked by road-works on arrival at the town. Silly Emily couldn't understand why we did not drive down the road she told us…which was blocked by a crane and a hole in the road! She then had her usual "do a U-turn" and “re-calculating” moment before getting back on track.
The aire at Ypres was on the outer edge of Camping Jeugstadion, with 4 lots of 3 spaces in each ...
From Brugge it was a short drive to Ypres (Iper) the site of so much death and destruction during WW1; the ground was fought over again and again with hardly any distance gained on either side for the four years of the war. Soldiers from every country imaginable fought and lost their lives in the most horrendous, obscene conditions and my reason for coming ...