Chateau de Quesmy
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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On the 13th of June we turned off the Canal du Nord onto the Somme canal/river. It is the first time since we left Reims that we have not been sharing the waterways with large and larger commercial boats. It is something of a relief to be back in calmer, quieter waters, but I thought it might be interesting to share a little about what life is like on the big commercials territory.
The canals of France (and Netherlands and Belgium and Germany) ...
... ages, but as he felt they should have been.
The basic structure was rebuilt to pretty much the same floor plan and dimensions. Many of the defensive features of medieval fortresses were re-created, though Stan says the firing slits are too large, for example. His major creativity was in the large salon rooms, which are painted in multitudes of colors and designs, which medieval castle rooms were not - they were ...
... which means courtyard and it was because a lot of the properties were more like farm yards and built around a central courtyard, also the towns were very quiet, almost deserted. It would appear that there is the same problem in France of keeping the children in the rural areas, as there is little to interest them except for the work on the farm. We were amazed how much of the countryside here is dedicated to crops, not a lot of animals, ...
... stopped in at Villiers Bretoneaux, where the streets are all named Victoria, Sydney, Adelaide, Ballarat and a huge sign that says "ALWAYS REMEMBER THE AUSTRALIANS". It's fair to say the diggers did our nation very proud helping the French to defend invasion in WW1. There was a really nice museum dedicated to the ANZAC's which was great to see. Our next stop was the Memorial to our fallen troops in Villers where we found the name of an important man to me, A.W. Gapes. My great great ...
... to do a big shop and filled both trolleys to the brim.
When we got back to ST the thunder was growling and the rain had just started with big drops. At the same time the temperature rose dramatically. We had a chicken salad evening meal, and then John went to the Capitainerie whilst Isi finished the newsletter and got it ready to publish. He came back very shortly as the WiFi was not working so we had a quiet evening in trying to stay ...