Hampshire Hotel O - Leper

D'Hondtstraat 4, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900, Belgium | Hotel
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Brugge

A travel blog entry by angesnowdon

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... and how the city was powered. Inside the hall was really magnificent. I went into the basilica of the holy blood, which is a small church next to the town hall. It was supposedly given a cloth with Jesus' blood on it, which is still on display today. They also had a good range of shops, and since I had lost my beanie in paris I was in the look out for one. I managed to find a cute shop with lots if sales and got myself a nice beanie.I really enjoyed ...

A day at Ieper.

A travel blog entry by averileoverseas

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... be lying, where he may have a grave, where those who knew him are etc etc. Well, I was blown away by this and just too choked up to even talk. Pam and Dennis in the back seat weren't any better! He showed us lots of photos and maps of the area and explained events that brought about the war, Germanys invasion of Ieper, and movement of our troops and the movement of the Rifle Brigade Joe was in. We then proceeded to go to these places. He kept saying Joe would probably ...

And now we lie, in Flanders fields

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... worked on. When the men died, as they inevitably did, they were hastily buried in a nearby battlefield cemetery, often being dumped into the ground as artillery rained down. The graves were marked with wooden crosses, but the bodies were accidentally exhumed on a not infrequent basis, as artillery disturbed the ground. Eventually, the bodies mingled, leading to miniature mass graves. Even in death, the men found no peace. Standing in McCrae's dressing ...

We love Belgium!

A travel blog entry by alanandnise

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... I crawled into one and it was very dark, wet, and slimy.

Today the weather was cold and wet and we drove back to France to the town of Fromelles where several hundred Australian soldiers were discovered in a mass grave a couple of years ago. The new memorial is the first one built for 60 years. We also visited Pheasant Wood, VC corner, the Cobbers Memorial, the Laventie German cemetery, and the crater at Hill 60.

There is a huge ...

The Wrong Place at the Wrong Time.

A travel blog entry by allanmclaren

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... meticulously reconstructed. The end result is an amazing with the old style edifices showing no signs of decay or erosion, but now after 80 years the brickwork looks authentically antique.





The most poignant structure in the town is the massive Menin Gate War Memorial which was built on the site of the old Menenport, which served as the route for ...

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This hotel, located on D'Hondtstraat 4, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent