hotelF1 Cambrai

Address: Route de Bapaume, Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59400, France | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Route de Bapaume, Cambrai.
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Travel Blogs from Cambrai

Vimy Ridge and the remaining Caribou

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 18, 2014

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... sacrifice. Facing the Douai Plain, is a single sculpture of a sorrowing woman, portraying Canada as a young nation mourning its dead. Inscribed on the walls of the monument are the names of the Canadian soldiers who died with no known grave.



















In 1914, the Germans had advanced as far as the ridgeline known as Vimy Ridge, and thereafter dug in ...

Lyn's soldiers

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 17, 2014

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... cemeteries, small memorials, specific memorials, plaques. Some are attached to the local cemetery, others in the middle of ploughed fields. Some battles well known, others not, but the result is the same. Death.



All the memorials and cemeteries are well kept, with late flowering roses bringing life into the grounds. An apple tree, with its apples ...

A Lille Adventure

A travel blog entry by kmmk17 on Dec 13, 2013

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... the day walking amongst the Christmas Markets, visiting the sights of the city (Cathedral, Fort, Man Square) and going shopping. Having gone to France on a simple day trip it really became noticeable just how different France is to England, despite it being just an hour's ferry away! And don't even get me started on the stinky cheese! My clothes stank of it all day!
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Vimy Ridge

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop on Apr 01, 2013

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... 5th Division and a considerable number of artillery units), fighting together for the first time, stormed the ridge. Preceded by a perfectly-timed artillery barrage, the Canadians advanced and, by mid-afternoon, had taken all their objectives except Hill 145, which was captured the following day. The hard-fought victory was swift, but did not come without cost. Out of 10,602 casualties, 3,598 Canadians gave their lives". Some of the reasons why ...

1st Day on the Battlefields of France

A travel blog entry by nannakez on Sep 07, 2012

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... as the Australian Memorial there. We also saw some of the old trenches that have been preserved, as well as visiting the two cemeteries where Charles and Andrew were buried. ( There are over 1000 Commonwealth Cemeteries that lie along this section of the western Front area)At the end of the day we finished up in a lovely, unique, hotel in Cambrai called Hotel Beatus and we sat in their flower filled garden and enjoyed a much needed drink. We then had dinner ...