Hotel de la Paix
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A very busy day spent around WW1 memorials / museums / cemeteries ...fascinating.
Hard to not to feel the emotion of the area but also hard not to feel the futility of it all. Thousands upon thousands perished over a small area of land...madness really. A frightening start was that at the current rate of clearing unexploded bombs, it will …
Better weather start to the day, cool but dry For those who were asking about ethical dilemmas recently, we faced one head on today. During our stormy night a few evenings back, Sandy knocked over the bedside lamp. On v close inspection it was cracked...was it already cracked, would the owner even notice.... Never a question in …
Cemeteries and memorials. Lots of cemeteries. At 10:30 we had already been at 3 cemeteries and 1 memorial. That was just early we had more all day. But on a cooler history note we got to see the Lochnagar crater. A mine dug by British soldiers with lots of dynamite and blew up under a German trench. I suggest you see the video on YouTube just type …
Sorry I didn't post yesterday. Travelpod shut down for a day for some 'spring cleaning', but i thought it was shut down on Tuesday, not Wednesday, so I didn't really post on Tuesday, I don't know. Anyways, we are back on track now. Today we got up and toured Bayeux while we did the laundry in a laundry mat. After it was done, we went to the …
Today we visit Villers Brettoneux, a small town in France with a special connection to Australia. We visited the school built with donations from Victorian school children. Upstairs in the school hall there is a museum filled with pictures and stories of how our soldiers fought back the Germans to reclaim the town in April 1918.
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So far, so good. Just checked in and all looks fine.
Quick update....bed comfy, shower great and dinner fabulous
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