Ascotel Villeneuve Hotel
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... hit 100) we started the day at Contalmaison, a tiny village where the 16th Battalion of the Royal Scots fought and died. That battalion is known as Sir George McCrae’s Own. It was recruited in the Edinburgh area and some of its first recruits were members of the Hearts of Midlothian football club. They were joined by other players from other local clubs, and by other sportsmen in the area.
There has been a long historical ...
... in this during WWII but tonight is the 30,000 time it has been played. The Queen of Belgium was there, the area around the fate was closed to the general public but a big screen was set up in the main square and we watched from there. There were live links to various places in Great Britain, Canada, India and Australia. It was all MC'd by a local actor who did a great job and the whole thing really ...
... sacrifice. Facing the Douai Plain, is a single sculpture of a sorrowing woman, portraying Canada as a young nation mourning its dead. Inscribed on the walls of the monument are the names of the Canadian soldiers who died with no known grave.
In 1914, the Germans had advanced as far as the ridgeline known as Vimy Ridge, and thereafter dug in ...
... spotted Gabriel Gate filming for one of his Tour de France spots he front row. We stood next to him and had a good chat....filled the hour in nicely. He asked Sandy if she learnt her French from a family member or at Uni....another French person impressed with her accent.
So you must watch the Tour de France night when the riders are in Ypres ....and watch for ...
... front line in a safer way than crossing above ground. The land all around, although now covered with trees as a wooded park, still has the undulating ground of trenches & shell holes and a few mine craters, with sheep grazing to keep the grass cut. The monument itself, completed in 1936 and one of only two or three National Monuments to the Canadian forces, is huge and took 11 years to build from large limestone blocks. It has the names of ...