Comfort Hotel Lille L'Union
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... of pressing the inked type onto the paper. Gutenberg actually modified a local wine-press for his first printing press. Printing was a very physical job, as we could see from the amount of effort it took to run the press. The demonstrator explained that printers who ran these manual presses often ended with a body builder's physique.
The visit was quite fascinating, ...
... Phone reach wherever you go, and so on...But also a world where people don't just say "dumelama,wari?" meaning "goodmorning ma'am, how are you?", where people don't smile at you in the street without knowing you, where people look at you as if you are some kind of alien when you are dancing like crazy. A world pretending to be a good world, with rules and justice...but in those 3 weeks, the only thing I read in the newspaper was... "A 14 year old girl got killed by a ...
... the stories of servicemen and the battle and destruction of Ypres by the Germans. The role of France, UK and it's states!!! of Australia, NZ, Canada, India and Africa, and later the USA to defend and save Belgium is well documented. We enjoyed a walk around the museum bookshop and supported the local economy. Then the galloping gourmets took to sample things that Belgium is famous for - ice cream, waffles and beer sorry forgot chocolates! ...
... Tyne Cot Cemetery itself is quite something – it is the biggest one we have seen by far and there is also a monument here to the missing NZ soldiers who were never identified.
Afterwards our guide took us to Polygone Wood cemetery which is mostly full of NZ soldiers, across the road (actually in the wood), is another cemetery called Buttes Cemetery which has another memorial to the missing NZ soldiers. It is always ...
... t help but think of how hard it would have been for the farmers after the war to start to rework their land. Even today they have to be careful of turning up unexploded bombs and shells.
We got back home after 4:30 so went for a walk around the ramparts to the Menin Gate. It is so pretty. The ramparts date from the 17th century. It was interesting to see the Menin Gate at this level and to see the names from this level on every panel (& all the names of the missing ...