Hotel Saint Claude
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As most of you know, I have been in France for over a month. I finally got the internet installed in my apartment today, so here is my first entry! (I apologize for it being so long, but I have a month's worth of information to share!) I arrived in Paris on September 17th with my mom after a comfortable flight from Boston. We rented a car and drove …
... The breakfast was to die for, I'm coming back 400 pounds.
The wonderful woman that runs La Ferme du Pressoir is Odile. She is amazing and the friendliest person I've not really had a conversation with. We've said a lot of words to each other, but I don't know how much she understood, and I know I didn't understand much, but we still chat with each other and its too fun!
... of course, the Germans had invaded again. As I walk on towards the Hindenburg Line, I come across the remains of pillboxes and old shell cases. There is the trackline of a railway, built to ferry supplies to the front. A couple of kilometres from Diana's house and looking so peaceful in the morning sunshine is the Canal du Nord. It is still used by huge barges and during the First World War, Wilfred Owen fought over it. When I get back, Diana ...
... English at all, not very good for someone running a hotel!
With the current economic situation, it seems that the French have some renewed enthusiasm for tourists, especially WW1 tourists. There some were displays in Paris but here in the Somme area, it is part of a five year event. There are things all over the place, and all very well done.
We found the headstones / whereabouts of the various WW1 veterans we were looking for and it was quite ...
Today we are going to see Lois' old school friend. When they were teenagers, they used to stay at Diana's Nana's in Hove. Her dad left her mother the week that Diana was to take her A levels, apparently wrecking her life. We heard from her again exactly 30 years ago in May 1984. She had chucked in her 9 to 5 job, joined the RAF, survived basic training and met an officer, whose main passion in life was rose growing. Reader she married him and had ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed