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 …

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… 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

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