Hostellerie de la Vieille Ferme
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... to have all we need and once we fix up the niggly things it will be perfect for us for the next four and a half months. Tomorrow we are heading towards Amiens and will stop several times and ride along the Somme. It's great having bikes. You can see so much more everywhere. We are in the second superb campground tonight and so far the prices are a lot more reasonable than in Australia so that bodes well for the budget. Au ...
... then, it is an extensive cemetery which holds over 10,000 dead, and among the numerous enlisted soldiers are Canadian Nursing Sisters, YMCA volunteers, doctors, high-ranking officers, Ministers and Reverends, and German POWs. Graham had found (online) the story of British YMCA volunteer Betty Stevenson ("the happy warrior") and had subsequently located her burial cite among these 10,000. The kids had a chance to read her story, and we hoped to continue to ...
Today we drove south to the town of Ypres which was almost totally destroyed in WW1. It is the site of the Mennen Gate War memorial that was developed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is quite a structure on the main road on the entrance to the city centre. The City has been totally rebuilt including the cathedral and the city buildings. In fact we enjoyed the atmosphere of the town ...
... about along the way with wellies and big zoom camera lenses. We saw signs for the "Festival de l'oiseaux" so reckon they were there on a day off (1st May – May Day - is a big deal in France with lots of celebrations and lily of the valley flowers), hoping to catch a glimpse of an exotic bird. We picked up a leaflet later and the photos showed two of these "exotic birds". We identified one as a seagull and the second as a duck!! Back to the campsite for ...
... over and broke the lock into the mains box, undid someone else's plug and told us to use that! Interesting system. We got quickly set up in the lovely warmth and then sat down for smoked salmon with champagne courtesy of Julia, Tracy and Olivia. Early to bed after Stag Chilli and rice. We were rudely awakened at 4am by Prego chasing something out of the awning, barking and sprinting down the site. She quickly came back but we could hear howling for ages ...