Chateau de la Motte Fenelon
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... so I could easily figure out where I was.
The only people who speak English here are Museum personnel so I’ve had to be a little bit bolder and try my hand at French. I’m starting to understand more when I read stuff but I just can’t catch on when people speak. It’s frustrating. I am very proud of myself though for going out to a sit down dinner tonight though. The last time I did I felt so dumb I’ve ...
... and destabilize the German troops. By and large, it didn’t work.
On July 1, they blew 17 sets of high explosives they had placed in tunnels under key German positions. Then they attacked. 58,000 British, Scots, Irish, Canadian, New Foundland, and other Commonwealth troops feel that day, including 20,000 killed.
They fought on the Somme for 4 and half months. At the end, the British had gained on average of about ...
... Ypres, Belgium. So yes, all in all a very interesting yet somber day which was personified in the rows upon rows of white headstones. Sadly, today's won't be the last we see. Let's just hope that another generation don't have to experience similar horrors. Next updates from Ypres. No photos at all today I am afraid .. no wifi at the hotel so we are improvising and posting this via text transfer. Hope it comes out ...
... and 1:30 to 4:30. A 28 hour week
Unsuccessfully tried to find nearby tank memorial but did find one of the markers that indicated the most forward ;point of German advance in WW1. Finally visited Adelaide Cemetery in the rain. as we left Villers Bretonneux in the direction of Amiens. It was from this cemetery that our "unknown soldier" was relocated to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
Had some difficulty finding somewhere to park so we ...
... smaller boats. No room but rafted up alongside we are fine. And there is power. The best part of cambrai is that were only a city away from the belgium border. Tomorow we hope to be in valenciennes which is a stones throw (comparitivly) from belgium. i will be sad to leave france but it is a huge milestone ticked off. France from one end to the other with bugger all ...