BEST WESTERN L'Amandier
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We headed south from Calais and made a pit stop in the tiny village of Boiry-Notre-Dame. We left early in the morning and drove 2 and 1/2 hours further south. We stopped at the large town of Sedan. The campsite was actually in the town on the river. It took five minutes to walk to the town centre and the main shops.
Sedan has the largest fortified medieval castle in Europe. It has old buildings and a rustic appeal but ...
... mouth open and she repeated it again in a very stern Dutch style. It was clear that her attempts to control us in English (not her first language) was causing her immense frustration as she turned an interesting shade of red. Now given my heritage, I told her to bugger off in my perfect Dutch and then moved on in disbelief.
So anyway off we went and headed towards Luxemburg keeping to the minor ...
... dug to protect themselves. It was easy to picture the scene since we had watched some WWII movies and documentaries at home.
We drove through Parkers Crossroads, and on to Malmedy. We stood at the edge of Malmedy looking across the road to the field where 84 American prisoners of war were executed by Germans soldiers.
One of the reasons Steve was so interested in going on this trip was because his uncle, Dave Zylstra fought in ...
... Cemetery there. In a touching ceremony, our two veterans were awarded silver stars by the Luxembourg Cemetery committee. Scott, our cemetery guide, told us all about the Battle of the Bulge, where most of the soldiers in this cemetery died. He then showed us the grave of George Patton and gave us free time to look around.
Then we were back on the bus to go to our hotel for the night. Tomorrow we will have an all day tour of the Bulge area. ...
... did eventually find Rochfort. The emphasis on eventually. Not before a few incidents. I did to describe the environment for you to get the full picture. The temperature in the cab was about 27°C We were both extremely hot and tired - we had woken at 6am for the early start. I was navigated off the motorway twice as Peter felt sure we had been going too far down the motorway and surely we must have missed the turning. Did I mention Peter was ...