Hotel Le Gayant
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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A desperately needed haircut. The hairdresser didn't speak any english, so pantomime and pointing saved the day. Attended on the spot plus she resisted giving me a brush cut that other hairdressers have found necessary, so left with a smile.
Have a list of names and locations for Lyn's soldiers, so zig-zagging across the countryside to find them. Everywhere you go ...
We were given the most amazing French breakfast of delicious yoghurts, fresh fruit, croissants and chocolate pastries, cake, baguettes and serval home made jams.
We went to Le Quesnoy because of a children’s book of this title written by NZer Glynn Harper about 3 years ago. Will’ s class at the time reenacted the story of the small French town saved by a NZ regiment from the Germans in WW!. Dring this time we discovered ...
... the day walking amongst the Christmas Markets, visiting the sights of the city (Cathedral, Fort, Man Square) and going shopping. Having gone to France on a simple day trip it really became noticeable just how different France is to England, despite it being just an hour's ferry away! And don't even get me started on the stinky cheese! My clothes stank of it all day!
... German forces continually bombarded, such as the preserved no man's land between the old Vimy fronts. This strip divided the lines by only twenty-five metres, a short enough distance for soldiers to throw grenades from one trench to the other. Undetonated explosives remain buried all over the site. Visitors must stick to the marked paths and sheep cut the grass instead of lawn mowers, because the risk of spark or slice from a mower blade is too great to ...
... down. We grabbed some food from the supermarket instead. We found a campsite not too far away and headed there. What we didn't quite realise was that somehow we ended up back in Belgium! So we pretty much only went into France to go to the supermarket! That's the crazy thing about Europe, because they have no border patrol you can easily find yourself in a different country before you know ...