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I managed to fit in a quick day trip to Lens to see the Louvre outpost there and also connect with a doctoral student I met last summer. We met there, went to the Louvre, had lunch, and then walked to the top of one of "les terrils" and drank some champagne. It was a lovely day all around. I am fond of coal mining towns because of my own geneology. The town has preserved these large coal mountains as a reminder of the hard work and sacrifice of the coal miners.
... if you were fit enough you had to walk! There is also a cemetery there where the second youngest casualty of the war is buried – he was 15. Not far away is the youngest, age 14, an Irish boy who had stolen his older brother's identity in order to join the army. We then drove to a German cemetery which in Langemarck which was the place of the first ever gas attack by the Germans. The cemetery here, again, had quite a ...
... taken place in, back in 1917.
The 3rd and 4th divisons advanced on 12 October with the 3rd attacking Tyne Cot, now the site of a large cemetery, with a small party reaching Passchendaele. Unfortunately they were unable to hold on there and they were pushed back by the German defenders.
The 33rd battalion's commander Lieutenant-Colonel Morshead (later the commanding General at Tobruk in WW2) reported "Things are bloody, very ...
Day 1: My first day of the trip started in Dover and we got the ferry over to Calais, France. Our first destination was Lille in North France. It is a wonderful place with nice shops and great history and is also very close to the French and Belgian border. The first day was amazing and we are looking forward to the rest of the ...
... damage done. Once we tied up at 11am, the harbour master said it was a nasty situation out there. John said "Do you want to know how close we got to that tree?" Isi said “Close” and he brought a few leaves from the heads window and said “that close”.
We had our lunch and went into Bruge. It wasn't far before John flirted with a local girl (see picture). It turned out that we were within walking distance of the centre of this ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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