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Long day today. We were up early for breakfast - Josh had his first taste of an authentic croissant. Melt in your mouth. Let's just say he (we:)) could not stop at just one!! We were on the road by 8:30. Our first stop was to a Great War museum in Péronne. This museum presented 'their story' and presented their military artifacts in way that I have never ...
... line trenches only 100metres or so away from where the German trenches were and learnt about the life in the trenches and their systems. Every evening in the Somme we have returned to one of the towns and back to one of the beautiful and incredible churches for a concert. We have visited Amiens, villers ...
Each day everyone on bus B met at the farm ... This was good as we needed all the time we could get for the 15 of us to shower and get ready! This morning as we were waiting for the bus, our resident interpreter (and flugelhorn player) told us how to pronounce Villers-Bretonneux. We all stood there saying it over and over ... The Australian accent is pretty bad when it comes to pronouncing French place names!! Hopefully we all got it right during the day!
Our first stop is the ...
... by this time so we all had a rain coats on and umbrellas up. We spent about an hour walking around doing some bird watching! Not really my thing, but we saw some white cranes and spoonbills.
Then off to Mers-les-Bains a sea port. Our buses were very late so we had to rush to get there. No lunch for us! We had to get straight onto stage as we were doing an open rehearsal for some school kids and their buses came at three!! We had some fun playing music and talking ...
... to capture these few kilometres.
Drove for another visit to Polygon Wood. While taking photos of the café I was approached by a bloke who later I came to know as Johann - the man well known to Mackay North High tours and a local Belgian with a real passion for the history of Polygon Wood. Johann insisted we go for a walk in Polygon Wood to find the Pill boxes and the graves of the five most recently found soldiers now buried in the local cemetery. He gave ...
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