Hotel Old Tom

Grote Markt 8, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900, Belgium | Hotel

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Belgian Battlefields

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19


Monday Dec 3 Another day in and about the battlefields of Belgium. Weather was generally poor - at times the car warned it was 3 and to be aware of 'black ice'. There was mizzle, drizzle or light rain all day. Not much fun for getting in and out of the car as we completed our battlefield car tour begun yesterday. We also encountered a number of ' …

Row upon row they rest

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19


Wow what a great day! Still dark when we woke but getting used to this. Showers and breakfast downstairs at the hotel - bread rolls, ham slices, cheese and other spreads with a nice cup of tea. Church bells rang out throughout the morning. Left hotel about 9.30 and had a walk about the town - checked out laundromat -while waiting for tourist office …

To the Western Front

A travel blog entry by peter_cheryl19


Sunrise not until just after 8.30am these days so its a little hard to get going in the mornings. Didn't sleep well last night - often the case the night before we have some travelling to do the next day. Decided to catch a bus to Gare Du Nord Railway Station from Blanch stop leaving the hotel just after 9.00. Trip much better than the crowds we …

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 ...

Flanders Fields

A travel blog entry by eaglesflight


We visited Flanders Fields to have a look at the history associated with the ANZACs. WOW! What a beautiful city! Fully restored since the bombings and war of 100 years ago. We had a look at the museum called "In Flanders Fields Museum". This stunning Gothic building was totally gutted by the bombings from the enemy. Only some of the walls remained while the roofs, floors and ...

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This hotel, located on Grote Markt 8, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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