Grand Hotel Des Templiers
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... end of WWII.
We got to our hotel around 6 pm. Steve and I had just enough time to walk to the Reims Cathedral before dinner. The very old cathedral (about 400 AD) was remodeled and repaired several times over the years. There was substantial damage during WWI. In 1971, a series of stained glass windows was added to the front of the sanctuary. They were created by Marc Chagall, also known ...
... we will explore over the next couple of days. We had booked an apartment through airbnb and when we arrived we were really happy with our choice. We are staying in a newly built typical German house which is divided into apartments. We are on the first floor and we have a balcony with outdoor seating area. All around us we are surrounded by grape vines! There is no need for jackets here as it was 28 degrees when we arrived and as it is light until about 9.30 pm we enjoyed dinner ...
... We entered the church, which was pretty, but did not linger.
The ramparts are still in good condition (or at least repaired condition), although we found it very irritating that the prime corner, in the best repair, was closed off and inaccessible unless you bought tickets for the Raptor Show (falconry, as far as we can tell), which only happens during prime tourist season. We could have walked below the wall, but the wall itself was closed off. So we left the wall ...
... stones listing the names of people lost and
plaques from the major cities where they were from throughout the building. Under the building they have windows in so people can see the bones of countless soldiers all lying
together. A very sobering site to help understand the magnitude of the battle of attrition.We then headed to the Fort de Duoumont which was a large French fort / bunker built before the war that switched hands a few ...
... advertising pamphlets that were sent to
merchants and customers. The Faculty of Medicine in Reims published
several papers to refute Fagon's claim that Burgundy wine was healthier
than Champagne. In ...