Astoria Hotel Carnot

10/12 Place Foch, Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 62000, France | Hotel
 

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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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... on top of the ridge how challenging the objective was for troops. I always thought that the Vimy monument was to remember Canadians who died during the Vimy campaign - not so....this monument is a memorial for all Canadian soldiers who lost their lives on French soil and their bodies have not been found. The names on the memorial go on, and on. This was a particularly special day for Josh and I as we ...

Aire in Richebourg

A travel blog entry by downer

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We have stopped over here today before we go to Ypres and see the Last Post... It's been a awful day just as Chris Frome crashed out off Le Tour de France in the rain, we've had rain all day and have just spend the afternoon in the dry of Herman playing cards... Hope the weather clears for our two nights in Ypres Thurs/Fri before we head down into Germany next ...

STOPOVER AT LILLE

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... ride to Fromelles. So raincoats on and off we peddled the 23km. First we visited the newest war cemetery (Pheasant Wood) for Australian dead, the last one was 1960, at Fromelles. The is the one that was made for the 250 Aussie and British soldiers who were discovered in a mass grave nearby. It was dedicated in 2010. Co-located with this cemetery is a Battlefields Museum which tells the story about the area, how ...

An memorable day trip to Vimy

A travel blog entry by odlozinski

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... taken back by nature but the fields and forests have grown into a landscape of huge craters and holes made by the bombing during the war. Exploring this terrain is forbidden as there may still be live ammunition present.

The tour itself brought us into the tunnel system that was built to hide all of the soldiers who would attack when the command was given. They spent approximately 2 days waiting in these poorly illuminated tunnels and ...

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