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Memories of France #1

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... to where they were shot down. Whenever I saw a war graves plaque I made a point of going in to pay my respects.

My first WW1 military cemetery was Villiers Station on the road from Bruay -la- Buissiare to Arras. There were over 1200 soldiers buried there. The cemetery was in immaculate condition, with everywhere looking extremely well manicured. Row upon row of white headstones containing the name, rank, regimental insignia, age, date of death and a small inscription ...

A trees difficile jour.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... frame of mind and so got more and more frustrated each time it happened. In my defence, there can be real anxiety when lost in a big forest, and for it to happen again and again just makes things worse. Thinking back, I attribute the first two incidents to poor signing, whereas I think the last occasion could have been down to the fact that the foresters had cut a clearing in the forest and one of those felled trees may have had an ...

I tried to resist, but I'm glad I relented.

A travel blog entry by jamesonthevf201

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... the posting-on of the two follow-on guides. The upshot was I'd have to walk alongside the main roads, relying exclusively on my road map, for a couple of days at least.

I actually made good progress in the morning and treated myself to a leisurely lunch bought at a supermarket in the first big town after I'd completed my climb.
That set me up nicely for a final 15km slog through to Ornans. I don't really care much for long stretches of road-walking but ...

Anchoring in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... we were well entertained during our stay. As well as hiking up to the citadel and roaming all through it and the ramparts with their stunning views of the hills and river on all sides, we toured the Museum of the French Resistance and Deportation, located within the citadel.

Entertainment however, would be the wrong word for the 20 rooms of letters, photos, and all types of historical records ...

Gimme Shelter - in Besançon

A travel blog entry by jenniferklm

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... called an oxbow) of the Doubs Rivers and is surrounded by seven hills which range in elevation from 400 to 500 metres with the Alps to the south.

Historically, it has always had strategic military importance because of its location and was first mentioned by Julius Caesar. Louis XIV conquered the city for the first time in 1668, and while it was in French hands, the famed military engineer Vauban visited ...

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