Balladins Arras Confort
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Travel Blogs from Arras
... Christian, from Battlefield tours, collected us and together with another Australian couple, Liz and and John, from Perth, we headed off to see some of the places etched in our memory banks from ANZAC day lessons from school days long gone. Fromelles, Tyne Cot, VC corner, Hellfire Corner, Hill 60, Passchendale and so on. Christian and his wife Annette, were great with so much information, yet told in so many interesting ...
... cows, beef cattle mainly, one or two that looked like dairy cows. We arrived in Arleux - approx. 50kms, at around 2.30pm and went to see a family run business that produces smoked garlic, the garlic itself is still in its raw form but will keep for 12 months or more are 5 days in the smoke house at around 37 degrees. The family were actually celebrating a birthday of one of the children and there were about 30 people having a BBQ, ...
I had nicknamed this week in Northern Normandy as "World War One Week," and if our trip through Belgium had not made that clear to the kids, today it surely did. Our agenda was simple enough: start at Beaumont-Hamel, travel north to Arras to visit a few smaller cemeteries and pay respects to some relatives, then to meet up with some students and staff from Twin Lakes and ODP at Vimy Ridge.
When we left in the morning we had hoped to get a jump on the ...
... and no sign of Gilly. So I returned to the hotel car park to see that he had gone. We thought that he might wait down the road for us. But on the 10 minute ride to the ferry terminal there was no sign of him. When we reached passport control we stopped and contacted him. He had gone through and was waiting for us near the ticket booth.
After giving him a round of 'proverbial's', we continued through the ticket booths. We obviously picked ...
... Train was cool but we were travelling backward the whole time. I guess I'd have to travel from Arras to Paris to go forward. The countryside was picturesque. So pretty here. Green fields and old country houses, just like you see when watching the Tour de France. Got a few happy snaps. I couldn't check into my BnB until 6 (its a home stay I found on Air BNB) so once I arrived I had about 7 hours to kill. I thought I could store my luggage at the train station, ...