Hotel Jean de Bruges
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... nectarines (yay no allergic reaction when they were cooked!) and fresh picked raspberries from the chateau's garden. An hour or so later we had marinated pork, sausage, carrots and cheese filled, baked potatoes. It was very tasty at 10pm! The evening ended with lots more wine, singing and dancing. My cheeks are sore from the amount of laughing and smiling! Tomorrow we have rented bikes and are going to the ...
After missing the road into our accommodations and making a quick loop back, we finally came to the long, winding road up to our chateau. Gen's dad rented it as a retirement present/party for himself and I was lucky enough to be one of the 18 people invited. It sure is a step up from our hostel! Upon arriving we met Olga (the Ukrainian girl who lives and works at the chateau as a part of her school program) and she was very excited ...
... 2 Handley's. From there we went up the tower and it has stunning views over the cemetery and the beautiful fields surrounding it. There are some beautiful little towns surrounding the area. I brought a poppy from the cenotaph in Berwick after Anzac Day and placed it on one of the graves dedicated to the unknown soldier. We then went on to Amiens, our home for the night and went for a walk. Guess what we found? ...
... 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 ...
... day on the tour started with a trip to the memorial to the 2nd Australian Division at Mount
St Quentin, outside Peronne. The original Monument showed a soldier pinning an eagle to the ground with his bayonet. This was dismantled by the Germans in the Second World War and replaced with the present memorial in 1971.
Our last stop on the tour was to the Museum of The Great War, in the Chateau in ...