Inspecting the battlefield

The rolling landscape of the Waterloo battlefield is quite a surprise as you get closer. At first glance, its hard to imagine how the two armies didnt just flatten each other.

As you get closer the dips and rises emerge from the ground and the explanations for the final various scirmishes becomes clearer.

How the French and English soldiers stood their ground against the mixture of the cavalry charges, infantry volleys and cannon fire is a mystery. What remains today, is of course the victors view with Wellington’s position now turned into the Lion Monument:

The rest, as they say, is just a fun cycle ride and a great lunch:

5 thoughts on “Inspecting the battlefield”

    1. Christine: Thanks for writing. Yes, I felt the ghosts. I have good news for you: next week, when we start the contest for the comment account, all your comments from this week will be applied to your score. Let this be our little secret.

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