Saturday, 29 September 2012

Ypres - above the Market Square

It was a long way up!
Menin Gate
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Thursday, 27 September 2012

Ypres - Market Square

Pitch(?) or Court(?) ready for the European volleyball championships.
Carillon - very high above the square.
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Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Ypres - 8

Church in the centre of Ypres.
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Sunday, 23 September 2012

Ypres - Tyne Cot Cemetery

One of the largest cemeteries - Tyne Cot.
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Friday, 21 September 2012

Ypres - 6

"The Last Post" ceremony at The Menin Gate which is held every evening at 8:00pm.
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Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Ypres - 5

Another walk.
Memorial to the tunnelers on the left.
A 'live' shell dug up by a farmer and left at the side of the road for collection and disposal.
Back in Ypres.
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Monday, 17 September 2012

Ypres - Hooge Crater Museum

This is a very interesting museum - with a cafe attached selling Leffe beer.
What more could you want?
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Saturday, 15 September 2012

Ypres - 3

Walking up to one of the fiercely fought over ridges.
Some of the many memorials.
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Friday, 14 September 2012

Ypres - 2

We had five 3 hour walks in three days and this was the first morning's walk.
I'll have to try and cut these photos down a bit - there's rather a lot!
I think you get the general idea from these first few at least?
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Thursday, 13 September 2012


Back in the early summer we went to Ypres on a battlefield tour.
Here are some of our initial photos of Ypres on the first day.
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