Hostellerie Des Ramparts
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In 2016, in WWI, the English and other Commonwealth nations were lined up facing the Germans in trenches along a large stretch of countryside on the heights above the Somme Valley. The English, trying once again to break the static deadlock of trench warfare, planned an offensive. They began artillery shelling on June 24th. They bombed continuously for days, seeking to eliminate the barbed wire between the German and English positions, and to damage the ...
... on board and you are really wanting to look together and in control and show off what a great thing it is to go barging - you mess up. So, sure enough, trying to avoid the fisherman on the way back Stan got too far over to the right, and then tangled in some willow bushes that were trying to sweep everything off the right side of the boat and it all got sticky and stupid for a little bit.
Then, coming back through Amiens ...
... which means courtyard and it was because a lot of the properties were more like farm yards and built around a central courtyard, also the towns were very quiet, almost deserted. It would appear that there is the same problem in France of keeping the children in the rural areas, as there is little to interest them except for the work on the farm. We were amazed how much of the countryside here is dedicated to crops, not a lot of animals, ...
... left standing, as when the Germans retreated in 1918, anything that hadn't been previously destroyed, was blown up so as to be of no use to the incoming army.
Walked ourselves along the routes suggested by the tourist guide, through the Porte de Bretagne, around the ancient canals and floodways, cobbled streets and ...
... who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918 with no known grave, here we found 2 more Hubball's. That was supposed the end of our "All Quiet On The Western Front Tour" but as we were the only Aussies on the tour Ian kindly treated us to a stop at Moquet Farm and the Australian memorial at Pozières. A very busy and informative 3 days, we met a lovely couple, Pat & Colin from Kings Lyn, Bob & Colin ...