Around Ypres

Today is a gloomy day with overcast weather and a light drizzle, though this does not change our plans: we drive to Vladslo to visit the Deutscher Soldatenfriedhof. We haven't visited any German cemeteries in France, though we did not exclude them specifically from our plans. Here around Ypres there are several close by though and… Continue reading Around Ypres

The battlefields of the Somme

We’ve prepared our itinerary from Saint Quentin to Ypres and timed it perfectly to arrive at the first museum at opening time. It turns out however that the Historial de la Grande Guerre in Péronne is closed on Wednesdays after October. It looks very interesting from the outside so we’re sorry to miss it, but… Continue reading The battlefields of the Somme