Globe (Le)

1, Boulevard Vauban, Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59000, France | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Lille Centre area of Lille, is near Grande Place, Place Rihour, Philippe Olivier Fromagerie, and Godon.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Globe (Le) Lille

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Travel Blogs from Lille

Getting out of Calais, eventually!!

A travel blog entry by kev-buxton on Sep 07, 2014

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... of Arras by the allies on 7th September 1944. There was a large fair and a firework display in the squares..

At just after midnight and there being no obvious signs of any taxi's being available, we managed to 'blag' the chef at the restaurant we had been eating and drinking at, for a lift back to the hotel as walking back wasn't fancied by any of us.

Mileage - 94 (including the unscheduled tour of Calais)
Total mileage - 302
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Ypres Salient......here we go

A travel blog entry by tyamkovy on Aug 30, 2014

33 photos

... line wavered but held.....had it fallen it would have been a German break through and we may be eating schnitzel whilst writing/reading this. This was the start of Canada growing its reputation as the commonwealth country to fear the most...and I am not saying that because I am Canadian. It was true the Germans ended up pooping their pants when they knew the Canucks were across the line....looking at them.

Part of it was we were not ...

"He is not missing. He is here."

A travel blog entry by pyoung on Aug 28, 2014

6 comments, 12 photos

... but I wished I had a little maple leaf flag to add to the others at the soldier's feet.

A short distance down the road brought us to Tyne Cot, the final resting place of close to 12000 Commonwealth soldiers. Once inside the gates, I stood for a long time, trying to take in row on row on row on row of bone-white headstones, many without names, known only "unto God." If, as Albert Schweitzer once ...

Our Belgium and France adventure

A travel blog entry by jilly56 on Apr 23, 2014

32 photos

... who have not seen the movie Beneath Hill 60 you should - our historian Colin said how surprised at how accurate and well done it was. We had both seen the movie with Dad and could understand exactly what had happened here and our famous the Aussies were for what they achieved.
It was time to return to Ypres and Iepa for early dinner and to hear the last Post later at 8pm. But in the meantime our guide Peter knew where Underhill Farm Cemetery was - I had asked him as ...

Lille and Skegness - common ground

A travel blog entry by alanandnise on Oct 10, 2013

2 comments, 4 photos

... very emotional place, with row upon row of white crosses marking the resting places of Australian soldiers within sight of the town they fought to save.

There were a number of other Australians visiting the site, and we all seemed to just want to walk quietly along the rows of crosses thinking about the sacrifices these young blokes made. My mum's father was in the VB and Dernancourt areas during WW1, where he was gassed with mustard gas, got ...

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