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West Flanders resembles nothing so much as rural Wisconsin. Think vast pastures dotted with lazy solitary cows. Farms growing row upon row of cabbage, bisected by long empty two-lane country roads. An automobile can reach speeds of 50 or 60 miles per hour before being forced to stop at a traffic signal where another lonely country road intersects. A few larger towns – Bruges, Ypres, Poperinge, Veurne – interrupt the unrelentingly flat farmland.