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I managed to fit in a quick day trip to Lens to see the Louvre outpost there and also connect with a doctoral student I met last summer. We met there, went to the Louvre, had lunch, and then walked to the top of one of "les terrils" and drank some champagne. It was a lovely day all around. I am fond of coal mining towns because of my own geneology. The town has preserved these large coal mountains as a reminder of the hard work and sacrifice of the coal miners.
... cleaner. After a
while the guy came through to check the tickets, I handed them over, but
accidently gave him yesterdays tickets to Bruges, after we sorted that
out he also pointed out that we were also in first class… Whoops we had
given ourselves a free upgrade. As there was no one else in there he
said we could stay. Eventually we caught the right connection and were
on the correct train and were once again headed for Tyne Cott, ...
We woke up early again and packed up all of our things. Some people had early trains and had to leave as soon as we woke up, I had until about 3. We all walked into town and took a bunch of pictures together. After that we decided we should try to stay in one group. Some people had found a British tea shop where they spoke English the day before so we went there. I bought a cheese cake, it was the strangest cheese cake I have ever eaten it had ...
... Rohan skilfully drove us out of there but it was a little nerve racking. Our hosts laughed as we told them the story. Apparently a few guests have experienced this, they were pleased we were ok.
We had lunch and then a quiet afternoon catching up on blog posts and photo sorting. It was great to have time to relax and do this. We had a simple dinner and then came back to our place to an evening of games and then more blogging and bed.
... German trenches on the far left flank of the battle, mainly due to having to cross only 150 metres of no man's land, compared to over 450 metres that confronted the soldiers attacking the Sugarloaf.
However, many of their Officers and NCO's had been killed in the attack and the remaining troops tried to hold onto the captured German trenches.
The German counter attacks to restore their trenches ...