The travel challenge involves posting one favourite travel picture for each day – That’s 10 days, 10 travel pictures, 10 nominations (doubt I can do that as I don’t really have 10 bloggers in my life that would be interested so think I will just tag 1 on my final day) and 0 explanations about the post.
I have included the info about yesterday’s location at the bottom of todays’ post with a bit of a story and have done this on the other posts as well. Although doing the kindness advent activity daily blog at the same time means I am spending way too much time on WordPress and my phone but it’s not like I am out socializing although stay tuned to the other blog post today about what will be keeping me very busy in the next while!
DAY VIJF – It’s interesting to note that Allan commented on how peaceful this pastoral scene was yet it was 100 years ago a scarred landscape. The village in the distance is Passendale in Belgium, a hill much fought over by Canadians in the First World War. I found it hard to reconcile the peaceful tranquility of the country side with the sheer volume of British Commonwealth Cemeteries. It’s a chilling sight to be biking along by a freshly tilled field and see an unexploded ordinance awaiting pickup.
There was no alarm and no mad dash for the door. There was a gradual awakening, a leisurely breakfast and then an organized movement. Slowly, like the sun breaking over the mountain tops, it came to me. We don’t need to