Gasthof 'T Zweerd

Grote Markt 2, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900 , Belgium | Hotel
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Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake


... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

A History Lesson

A travel blog entry by thetravelmoores


... electric points. There were a few English people, some Dutch and some Belgians. As it was so hot the chilli we had ear-marked for dinner stayed in the fridge and we had salad instead.

Monday After a leisurely rising and breakfast, we wandered in to town along the edge of what we thought was a canal, but turned out to be a moat (about 20mins). We took advantage of a cool quiet sit in the first church we came to..churches are excellent for chilling out in even if you ...

Day 8 - Memorials & Yummy Aussies

A travel blog entry by cusan


... is not a sound as the buglers play and all traffic is stopped. Visitors can lay wreathes, and we saw wreathes from all over the world; in fact an Australian school orchestra and choir played, whilst British Army Cadets stood to attention. The 'Last Post’ bugle call is used at military funerals, memorials and times of Remembrance. It symbolises the ‘end of the soldier's day’ in so far as the dead soldier has finished his duty and can rest ...

Short days ago we lived

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey


When I was first accepted for my internship, I decided that I wanted to visit Ieper (French name: Ypres, English solders' name during WWI: Wipers) around Armistice Day. I just didn't realize how much it was going to affect me. The war is fast approaching its 100th anniversary, and all survivors have died. The photos are sepia-toned, difficult to relate to. The chapter of the history book has been closed, and our links with survivors of the conflict that ...

Final day 'In Flanders' Fields'

A travel blog entry by goweregypt


... not cry', but the mother is slumped over in grief. Very moving again.
We arrived back at 6pm, walked up the street to get take away pizza for tea so we could sort videos and diaries and be in be early for our 5:30 start in the morning to return the car to Amiens before our 8:38am train. We have our lunch bag for the train already.
As a side note, we have been very lucky in finding free toilets everywhere. Most of the tourist sites in Paris and here ...

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This hotel, located on Grote Markt 2, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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