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... on the front lines. Phil stopped to show me the barracks where he would have stayed (now someones house) and "Hitlers bunker" where it is believed he was during the battle. If the Aussies had been successful, we could have prevented WW2. We went to the Cobbers statue. Its called cobbers from the story of Simon Fraser, who had the unenviable task of retrieving the wounded from no mans land, after the battle. He had to sneak out under cover darkness, with the threat to ...
... a smoke, started chatting to me in French. When he realised I couldn't speak french he whipped out his mobile and we chatted via google translate. I thought he was just being polite but he stayed with me until my train departed. And I mean he STAYED with me. He walked me to my seat, put my bag up in the overhead storage and sat down to chat until the announcement told him all non passengers must get off the train. (Well I think thats what it said) The train trip was ...
... to transfer at Lille. Not just trains, but entire train stations! It was a 10 minute dash across the streets to jump on the next train. Who needs drugs when you can get that sudden, intense rush of adrenaline that comes from having only minutes to find your next train. What platform? Where is that? Argh! Ha-ha! Today was our day though - smooth sailing from start to finish.
... then David (after his run) joined us. They are an interesting couple with a good sense of humour and they were going to have a BBQ at the end of the jetty where we were moored. We were invited to join them to put our meat on with their rack of lamb. It was a very pleasant evening.
We wanted to see Mons but you had to walk back to near the Aldi to get the bus and that was half way or a taxi was €10 each way. In the end we didn’t go, which was a ...
... much sleep! Up early this morning to pack and catch a taxi back to Gare du Nord station for the train to Amsterdam. Taxi rides in Paris. You just don't look. Even Terry has turned into me and would look in any direction rather than the way we were travelling. We successfully negotiated the station system to reach and board our train without any further mishap and we are arriving in Brussels as I write. A couple ...
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