Hôtel De L'Univers
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- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... Wood, where the bodies of 250 missing Australian and British soldiers were found in 2008. It is a quiet little nondescript paddock on the edge of town. A Melbourne history buff by the name of Lambis Englezos, found the bodies by comparing aerial photographs of the site before and after the battle of Fromelles. He had a bit of a battle with the politics of getting a formal investigation, no-one in Australia or France wanted to touch it, until he started negotiating ...
... a smoke, started chatting to me in French. When he realised I couldn't speak french he whipped out his mobile and we chatted via google translate. I thought he was just being polite but he stayed with me until my train departed. And I mean he STAYED with me. He walked me to my seat, put my bag up in the overhead storage and sat down to chat until the announcement told him all non passengers must get off the train. (Well I think thats what it said) The train trip was ...
... to transfer at Lille. Not just trains, but entire train stations! It was a 10 minute dash across the streets to jump on the next train. Who needs drugs when you can get that sudden, intense rush of adrenaline that comes from having only minutes to find your next train. What platform? Where is that? Argh! Ha-ha! Today was our day though - smooth sailing from start to finish.
... or 2 glitches which the VNF" man in a van” soon sorted out.
It had stopped raining shortly before we arrived in Cambrai, where we have been before 2 years ago, the sun then came out and we got sorted out with a mooring with electric, as half the marina does not have any electric or water. We discovered the Capitaine is not here and apparently some students come every so often to collect the money, but not regularly. John had a quick snooze and ...
It was an early morning to catch the train. Just to be safe, we got away from the hotel and caught an earlier tram than planned, getting us to the station in plenty of time. This gave us a bit of a chance to rest before getting on the train and the rain held out until we got to station, keeping both us and our luggage dry. We took the train from Amsterdam to Lille, getting to see much of the Dutch and Belgian countryside. We then ...