My long weekend in Moscow – the preamble

I think it was payday, January 28th,at approximately 3am I purchased my flight to Moscow for April later that (this?) year. The idea popped into my head a few months before - I knew I wanted to go somewhere alone, where I didn't know anyone. I needed to do some independent travelling again, but nothing …

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Flanders Fields – IeperFest Belgium

A weekend hardcore festival with the ladies you say? In Belgium? Where exactly? Ieper? As in the WWI battlefield area… Fields of poppies Ieper? Yes? Ah this sounds interesting, I shall go…. Tyrell So fast forward a few months and I was travelling alone on the 6am Eurostar attempting to reach Ieper in time for an afternoon …

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D Day/Overlord Tour. Day 1.

In July 2010 I went on a 5 day tour with 'Poppy Travels', run by the British Legion. Overlord Tour - Poppy Travel ************************************************* It’s hard to come close to imagine what I was trying to imagine. Standing in the sunshine in a fairly affluent coast facing blue waters… but attempting to comprehend 150,000 troops …

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