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Travel Blogs from Lesquin
OK guys, so this is it. To make a long story short, (and it really is a long story - I'll come back on this) this is my small and humble blog on how I came to go to Dubai and how I'll be living and working there.
After many weeks of preparations, my suitcases are finally packed and I think I have everything. In my good old style, we'll see in a few days time which ...
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.
While in Belguim we decided to
visit the Flanders Fields and Tyne Cott Cemetery. We had to catch a
couple of trains. The ticket lady told us the platform for the
connection, which we got on headed off again. It wasn't until we got to
the end of the train line that we realized we had gone 45 minutes in the
wrong direction… Oh well back on the train we got, this one was quite
nice, a little newer than the last and maybe ...
... divisions fighting together for the first time under Canadian command got the job done not for reasons of politics but for higher ideals such as peace, charity, freedom. The incredible monument celebrates these ideals and indelibly burned this battle into the Canadian consciousness. We listened as one of the tour participants, Jeff, read the words of his grandfather who fought in the Battle for Vimy Ridge and helped to build the first wooden cross at ...
Day 1: My first day of the trip started in Dover and we got the ferry over to Calais, France. Our first destination was Lille in North France. It is a wonderful place with nice shops and great history and is also very close to the French and Belgian border. The first day was amazing and we are looking forward to the rest of the ...