Ypres (in Dutch: Ieper) is a town that already excisted in Roman times, and was raided by the Roman in the first century B.C. During the Middle Ages it was a big city, with around 40,000 inhabitants.
From the Ypres Travel Guide
France (Lille) and Belgium (Ieper/Ypres) 22 - 24.10.2011
Lille We left Luxembourg and drove to Lille (France) for 1 reason - the world cup final was on the ...
Posted in Brad and Kirstie take on the World! by Bradandkir
1992 - Paris & Belgium
Markt. Ypres / Ieper . This was the scene of extremely bloody fighting during the First World War and was totally destroyed. Ypres is dotted with cemeteries and memorials to the hundreds of thousands who died in the surrounding area. The Cloth Hall, Ypres. Completed 1303, destroyed 1914 / 1918 and rebuilt between 1933 ...
Posted in Glynn's travel blog by nzhamsta