barges and gondolas. We also saw some old windmills that looked as if they had
stepped out of a story book. [sketch of windmill]
Also in every village there is a church and every church seems the same design, in fact
almost a replica of the last.
The last big town we passed was St Omer and a few miles further on we arrived at our
destination Balieul which is on the border of France & Belgium. We are only a few
miles from Ypres & Armentieres. A number of