Waterloo 200 “I Was There!” Pictorial

The memories of Waterloo 200 will last a lifetime. Here are a few images of one man’s journey (mostly) avoiding the crowds:

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The stadium is ready
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The outstanding …
new underground
… new underground …
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… memorial museum
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Lego comes to town
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A reminder that real men died here
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Preparing the cannon fodder
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The fresh oak Hougoumont North Gate smells amazing
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Not enough of these to go round on the day …
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… but what uniforms the French had …
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… yet the Brits were special too
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Imperial Garde musicians in Plancenoit
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The sound and light show honours the fallen …
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… before the fireworks erupt
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The Allied Bivouac prepares for battle …
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… as Gemma @Waterloo200 feeds the hungry troops
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The Prussian hordes advance
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Those rockets are just as dangerous today!
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Real injuries result, wishing a speedy recovery to Marechal Ney
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Relaxing in Brussels, modern life goes on
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And finally … the rolling fields are all peaceful now