Hotel Albert 1er

28 rue Robert Schuman, Armentieres, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59280, France | Hotel
 

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STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... in town. Extremely modern with all the multimedia gizmos and gadgets, along with the normal stuff you'd expect in such a place. Greg then mounted his trusty steed and headed out to Essex Farm, 2.5km from our B&B. (Wendy had a lay afternoon out of the rain). This is where the famous LTCOL McCrae wrote that moving poem "In Flanders Fields". We loved this poem, it captures the whole essence of war. Once learnt never forgotten. Time to remember it: In Flanders fields ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... videotaped the ceremony thank goodness! I will share with you later. The Menin Gate - is a memorial to all British and commonwealth soldiers (except New Zealand and Newfoundland) that have no known grave - over 55,000!!! The ceremony has taken place every evening at 8pm since 1927 - except during German occupation during WWII. It was standing room only at the ceremony this evening Looong day - looking forward to bed ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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Very solemn day. We visited Vimy Ridge today - I've wanted to see this monument for a long time. More rain and really dark clouds set the mood for our visit. As we drove into the site we could see more fields sectioned as there were explosives still underground. The monument itself was absolutely huge. I was awestruck with it's immense size and placement on the Ridge. The view was beautiful. One can see ...

Summer rain can't keep us away

A travel blog entry by andy.and.emma

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... us in out of the weather, into what appears to be the last available room in all of town.

A trip to the town square for dinner, packed with lively Tour de France spectators also hiding out from the rain, yielded a lovely simple Belgian feed of charcuterie and frites. Following that we headed home to the hotel, local beers in hand, for some blogging and an early night’s sleep so that we can prepare for our up coming ...

Orange Mobile SIM France - DON'T

A travel blog entry by scootergal

... data limits – like 100mb a month. I’ve never even come close to using my limit even when I’ve tethered my iphone to my computer instead of wifi.

As quite a lot of my time will be spent in France, it makes sense to get a French SIM. I went into Orange in Perrone and attempted to ask the young lady for a SIM and what the call costs were and the data limit. She spoke no English whatsoever but relieved me of 47€ and handed me a ...

Location

This hotel, located on 28 rue Robert Schuman, Armentieres, is near Euralille Mall and Authentic Licence.
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2.50 of 5 stars Fair