Le Clos Grincourt

Address: 18 rue du Chateau, Duisans, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 62161, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 18 rue du Chateau, Duisans, is near Vimy Memorial.
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      Travel Blogs from Duisans

      A day of memory and thanks

      A travel blog entry by blain_holidays on Jan 03, 2015

      17 photos

      ... br> Our final visit was to the Australian War Memorial at Villers Bretonneux.

      It was a cold day with light rain, however none of us felt able to complain about our minimal discomfort when you thought what the soldiers must have ensured living in absolute hell. There was no warm car waiting for them to hop into or a quick trip to a coffee shop to have a ...

      The Somme: local graveyards

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 21, 2014

      10 photos

      ... problem comprehending what needed to be done, with the sole obviously coming off my boot. A slight moment of anxiety when we couldn't remember where in Peronne we'd found the bootmaker, but through a process of elimination, worked it out.

      There was an American Cemetery and Memorial close to Cartigny, so that was our next objective. The rain began with a vengance, travelling sideways across the fields. Picnicd ...

      Vimy Ridge and the remaining Caribou

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 18, 2014

      9 photos

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      No matter where you drive, you always see wind turbines. Sometimes a few, sometimes fields or rows of them. As we drive towards these scattered locations, notice the fields have drying corn, others sprouts of green or some obscure green crop. Piled ready for collection are gigantic heaps of sugar beet and potatoes, enormous haystacks, even though there's limited livestock seen, and farmers busy ploughing, cutting, gathering.

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      Lyn's soldiers

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 17, 2014

      4 photos

      ... cemeteries, small memorials, specific memorials, plaques. Some are attached to the local cemetery, others in the middle of ploughed fields. Some battles well known, others not, but the result is the same. Death.



      All the memorials and cemeteries are well kept, with late flowering roses bringing life into the grounds. An apple tree, with its apples ...

      Day 11 - Villers-Bretonneux

      A travel blog entry by eab2014 on Jun 28, 2014

      Coinciding with the centenary of the start of WWI, we visited the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux (hereafter referred to as V-B). We began with a march up the hill, past the graves to the memorial wall and tower. There, the mayor of V-B welcomed us and Eric Brisse (our French host and the man who made the tour happen) gave a moving speech. There wasn't a dry eye among us. I have reproduced Eric's speech at the end of today's blog. ...