Les Pres De Mautort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... developed into a series of major battles that ended with the onset of winter and exhaustion of the troops in November 1916.' as quoted on the Thiepval Memorial plaque.
The Thiepval Memorial and Anglo French Cemetery (British Missing of the Somme memorial) is engraved: "Here are recorded names of officers and men of the British Armies who fell on the Somme Battlefields July 1915 - February 1918 but to whom the fortune of war denied the known ...
... time to explore. Its something from the outside and even more in the inside..lil history lesson time. Amiens is in the Somme and very close to the major battle fields...so was a war city for a big part of WWI and was pounded by shelling quite a bit. You cant tell though....anyhoo...inside the Cathedral is pretty spectacular to say the least....and to top it off....they have a chunk of John the Baptists face, yup...his face, as a relic. I am not Catholic....and have ...
How could so many sons, fathers and brothers die for so little ground? the Battle of the Somme was a battle for just a few miles of territory and as often as the land was won it was lost again -and again and again - and it went on for 3 whole years. Today was our first day in the WW1 battle fields of the Somme and the reality of the destruction was just too hard to bear. it made us both just so sad - it was like a personal assault on each of us. Our lovely French tour guide took us ...
... While this were used 100 years ago, I still got a pressured feeling in my chest while walking though and thinking of all the young men, including Australians, who used these trenches. Oh the lives lost! It was also very emotional to see no man's land and be told of the thousands who still rest untouched beneath the earth. As we were leaving Colin picked up what I thought was a rock and gave it to me saying it was shrapnel from a bomb. This ...
... it's delicious! We found a campsite called Le Val De Trie not far from Abbeville and decided that would be home for the night. It's a cute little campsite with other vans parked up and lots of cabins. We set our bed up and got all cosy. It was freeeeeezing outside! We had some dinner (chicken, tomato and avo baguette - very
French of us), and watched some Big Bang Theory on the computer then fell ...