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Oorlogslittekens in het Landschap

Herwig Aertbelien

Oorlogslittekens in het Landschap

Collection by Herwig Aertbelien

17

Tours

45:18 h

187 mi

6,250 ft

'Oorlogslittekens in het Landschap' is een collectie van wandelingen en fietstochten door getekende landschappen.

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Tours & Highlights

  • Slag om Lochtenberg WO 2 - Themawandeling

    03:01
    8.16 mi
    2.7 mph
    425 ft
    425 ft

    Battle of Lochtenberg is a themed walk that is part of the series 'War Scars in the Landscape' - see collection komoot.nl/collection/1838760/-warslittekens-in-het-landschap

    

    Concise historical explanation 'Battle of Lochtenberg from 24/09 to 02/10/1944'.

    Previously on this: The city of Antwerp was liberated

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  • 02:24
    6.17 mi
    2.6 mph
    275 ft
    275 ft

    We are writing 1915, except for the Westhoek, all of Belgium is occupied. There is a stalemate over a 600 km front from the west coast at Nieuwpoort to the Swiss border. The German occupier fears that they could be attacked from behind by the Allies via the Netherlands. They decide to build a defense

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  • 03:17
    9.02 mi
    2.7 mph
    200 ft
    250 ft

    We are writing September 4, 1914, all hell breaks loose! Cannons broke fire and scrap over the German field artillery. Germans nevertheless break through to Liezele village. Total surprise to residents and soldiers. Villagers are fleeing. at night the whole village is burned down. We get nervous and

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  • 02:47
    8.03 mi
    2.9 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft

    We write at the beginning of October 1914 ... The forts Liezele and Bornem let their cannons roar. Hundreds of smoke grenades fired obscure the sight of the retreating Belgian army. Thousands of soldiers leave the Defense Line of Antwerp by road and rail. In the shadow of this Great War, we are walking

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  • 02:55
    27.6 mi
    9.5 mph
    750 ft
    775 ft

    Themed cycle route: Cogge - Geeraert 14-18 is a step through the inundation area of the Western Front.

    The cycle route highlights the flooding of the Yser Plain during the First World War and the role played by the historical figures Karel Cogge and Hendrik Geeraert. Karel Cogge was an overseer of the

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  • 04:03
    36.1 mi
    8.9 mph
    1,100 ft
    1,075 ft

    Themafietsroute: Ypres Salient - The Road to Passchendael

    

    Starten doen we in Poelkapelle bij de Memorial van Georges Guynemer – Franse held van het luchtruim boven Vlaanderen. Inspirerend door zijn heroïsche heldendaden hebben we zin en vliegen we er meteen goed in. Op de rotonde nemen we afscheid van

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  • 03:53
    29.5 mi
    7.6 mph
    1,375 ft
    1,375 ft

    Kennis en dieptezicht in de MIJNENSLAG - juni 1917 is een themafietsroute langs knooppunten door het Heuvellandschap en de Vredesstad Ieper.

    

    Intro: “De ondergrondse oorlogsvoering tijdens Wereldoorlog 1 was een race tegen de tijd én tegen de dood ... . Wie kon als eerste de vijandige posities ondergraven

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  • 02:15
    5.65 mi
    2.5 mph
    300 ft
    275 ft

    Fleeting through 'Aalst rock hard occupied 14 - 18' is quite topical today.

    History repeats itself...

    

    Themed walk from the series 'Walking in Scheldeland – 100 Years of the Great War'.

    

    “Aalst very hard occupied” is a historically mapped out route.

    The history buff will walk “In the shadow of the Great War

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  • 01:27
    3.99 mi
    2.7 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft

    On a trot through Dendermonde is a combined walk from the series Walking in Scheldeland – 100 Years of the Great War “Dendermonde – a ruin on the Scheldt and Dender” and “Street Pa-Art Paardenkracht”.

    

    The city of Dendermonde, where Dender's life ends in the Scheldt, has an eventful, rich past and has

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  • 02:37
    7.29 mi
    2.8 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft

    Sporty as we are, we leave the highlight "The past under our feet" behind us and dive into the valley of the Leibeek. Here you can fully enjoy wet "Pants". Decking paths ensure that you reach the Antitankgracht dry-footed through this nature reserve.

    

    The Antitankgracht, which was built in 1939, is part

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  • 02:55
    8.09 mi
    2.8 mph
    225 ft
    250 ft

    Triangle walk around La Garenne?

    La Garenne, a domain of 450 ha, extends in a 'triangle' over the municipalities of Schoten, Sint-Job and 's-Gravenwezel. The domain is privately owned and not accessible. Nostalgia rears its head and looks for childhood memories. The domain offers virtually no insight

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  • 01:05
    2.95 mi
    2.7 mph
    100 ft
    125 ft

    Carefully, with the utmost precision, record the seasonal change in the Sorghvliedtpark. An autumn walk through rustling leaves, sniffing the scents of mushrooms, etc ...

    Then on inspection of Fort 8 to establish there too that autumn has also arrived. Nice bonus, a piece of military history.

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  • 02:10
    6.51 mi
    3.0 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft

    A cocktail of history based on Netewater, a portion of Kempen dune sand and a touch of Erica. A wonderful aroma of pure air is poured over by a heavy thunderstorm ... Blessed, simply enjoy our Kempen in all its beauty.

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  • 02:49
    7.71 mi
    2.7 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
  • 01:52
    4.28 mi
    2.3 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft

    Walking back in time with our four grandchildren. We start at the 'Hof Ter Linden'. A 'Court of Placiense' from days gone by.

    On the winding footpaths, strolling along the park pond, we tell the boys about 'Serving & Being Served'. Our youngest (Cezaar) is immediately involved in the history lesson and

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    17
  • Distance
    187 mi
  • Duration
    45:18 h
  • Elevation
    6,250 ft

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