In the run up to the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, Number One London will be deviating from our usual publishing schedule in order to bring you all things Waterloo, beginning today. We hope you'll enjoy revisiting some of these posts as much as we have. Huzzah!
This post was originally posted here in 2010 and in 2013.
In 2010, on the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, Victoria and I toured the battlefield and I stayed on for the Battle re-enactment. In a lead up to this year's anniversary of the Battle, below are but a few of our favorite photos from that visit.
The wheat covered fields of Waterloo
When the Duke of Wellington saw the Lion Mound
he complained, "They have ruined my battlefield."
One wonders what he'd have said about the landmark below.
Meanwhile, in the French camp . . . . .
La Belle Alliance
Labels: Battle of Waterloo, Duke of Wellington, Kristine Hughes, Victoria Hinshaw