Auberge la Fontaine d'Inville

1 Route Nationale, Graincourt-les-Havrincourt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 62147, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Graincourt-les-Havrincourt

LILLE, FRANCE TO YPRES, BELGIUM.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... are inscribed. What awful staggering numbers! Since 1928 the local Last Post Association (mostly volunteer firemen) have played the Last Post at 8pm each and every evening. It has become a wonderful tribute and a daily reminder to all of us of those brave men who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Lest We Forget. You couldn't help shed a tear during this Last Post. A hearty pasta dinner and a beer capped off a memorable day. We are looking forward to exploring the area further ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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... a Canadian flag. Josh could write his own blog about men's washrooms in Europe! He is adjusting to the European washroom. The lack of privacy is an issue. Each visit he has a new story to share. Super long day today - been on the go since 7am - sat down for dinner at 10:30pm....in Ypres, Belgium!! Checked into our third hotel since arriving. Another day of rain, rain and more rain. Feeling happy to be clean and ...

STOPOVER AT LILLE

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... of the remains was done and displays equipment and artifacts which were recovered during the exhumation. This museum was opened this month, July 2014. The whole setup is very slick and professionally done. It was then onto VC (Cobbers) Corner, about 2km up the road, where there is a life-size bronze statue of a digger carrying a wounded soldier. The inspiration for the statue came from a story of a ...

ARRAS TO LILLE

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... we agreed that we might as well see it. So after checking out the Old Town and the Citadel, built a million years ago (but which you can't go into or you'll be shot cause it's now a French Army Base) we set ourselves in a good spot and waited,... and waited. The circus that proceeds the peloton ended up arriving so we were kept entertained by the passing parade of vehicles from the various sponsors throwing things at us. We managed to grab some caps, sweets ...

A drive through some of the Somme WW1 sites

A travel blog entry by gary_13.

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... only approximately 10kms was painfully gained by the time the campaign ended on the 16th November. The cost by then was a staggering one million men lost from both sides.

Much criticism has been laid at General Douglas Haigh and General Rawlinson regarding these horrendous losses and the resulting stalemate that lasted two more costly years on the Western Front!

The 1st, 2nd and 4th Australian ...

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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent