Flanders Fields, 100 years on

Below are a selection of photos from a recent tour of the WW1 Battlefield in Belgium. All photos were taken using a Nikon D3300 and iPhone 6. I will add more information on the trip later on but if you have any questions then please ask below.

This gravestone receives close to 1,000,000 visitors a year as it belongs to one the youngest serving victims of the great war at 15 years old.



One of a dozen workers braving the worst rain in Europe in decades to carry out maintenance within the cemetery.



Across the Ypres area are many trees that have either a blue or red bracelet. These indicate the British and German front lines – In the distance if you zoom in you can see a tree with a red bracelet, this is the German front line.
The last post ceremony has been performed every evening at 8pm since WW1 ended.



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