Flanders Return (Updated)

We have arrived safely back in England, there are some traffic delays on the M1. We hope to be back at St Mary’s by 6:30 pm.   …

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Day 3 – Poperinghe and the Ypres Salient

We began our day this morning with breakfast at the hotel before heading out to the town of Poperinghe. Poperinghe was unoccupied during WW1 and so is another town that the British never sur …

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Day 2 – Ypres and the Menin Gate Ceremony

After a well-needed night’s sleep, today began with a leisurely breakfast in the hotel before we left for our day out in Ypres. Our first stop was to see the Menin Gate – the memorial …

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Day 1 – Journey to Flanders

We have arrived safely at our hotel, The Oude Abdij, after a long but pleasant journey today. We’re all fed, watered and reasonably rested, but ready for our beds. We had smooth and qui …

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