All these houses have been destroyed during the Great War (WWI) and have been rebuilt in their original style after the war.
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The old houses of Ieper were particularly reviewed by Pavlik_NL : "Ieper (Ypres) touches all senses in extremes" - Ieper by Pavlik_NL
Ieper (Ypres) touches all senses in extremes
Ieper is a town that has a great medieval past. Over it hangs forever the dramatic events that took place in the Great War (1914-1918). The city was completely destroyed and 100.000's fell in the...
I can not avoid being emotional when visiting a town like Ieper where half million young man died during WW I.
These young men were mainly British or from the Commonwealth countries.
It is a sad...
The Great War is never far away . . .
Mostly, for me Ieper is the gateway towards the hill area (towards Heuvelland, Kemmelberg, Rode- and Zwarteberg) for my tours with my bicycle.
But I think that is a common fact that one travels......
A Living Memorial...and MORE!!
I was drawn to Ieper or Ypres on a whim...and a desire to satisfy a curiosity I've likely had for a long long time...
When I was a young child my father gave me and helped me to read a short book...
Ieper - West of Flanders
Ieper - The battlefield of Flanders in the first WW - but it is more than this - more than the last post !
Interior view on the famous St-Maartens-Cathedral - located in the center
of Ieper - near the...
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