In a hellish nightmare of blood, mud and worse, thousands of Australians died alongside thousands more on Belgian and French soil. Today, their descendents can visit the scenes of such destruction and pay their respects on a Remembrance Trail honouring the dead.
Tony Wright is the associate editor and special writer for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald
Magnificent, though likely a once-in-a-lifetime indulgence for this traveller.
Tour operators have been accused of falsely advertising cruises that offer access to the Gallipoli Peninsula for the 2015 Anzac Day dawn service.
Fewer travellers have made the Anzac Day trek to Gallipoli than at any time in the last 14 years.