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... German president Joachim Gauck and French president François Hollande visited the ghost village of Oradour-sur-Glane. A joint news conference broadcast by the two leaders followed their tour of the site.This was the first time a German president had come to the site of one of the biggest World War II massacres on French soil.
We arrived at the Hotel parked up and as ...
... cut off bike pants. Someone had told us to visit the small village of Oradour sur Glane. This was a tranquil village which they now call the martyr village. On the 10th June 1944 a Waffen SS unit surrounded this town and brought 642 men women and children into the village square telling them they needed to check their documentation. They took the men into the barns where machine guns were already set up. The women and children were taken to the church and locked ...
... pace. They assured me that we could stop for
breaks whenever needed, but I didn’t want to hold them back after imposing
myself upon them. They also have a very different mentality than the French
people I have been walking with. They take breaks of five or ten minutes at a
time, eating a bit of something each time, but they don’t stop for a real
lunch! They also eat a lot of sugar during the day, claiming that it is good
Day 31 -
I did not sleep at all last night, which meant that I woke up very sore from the day before. It's amazing how if you sleep well, the previous day’s walking is forgotten. But, if you don’t sleep well, you feel every kilometer. The room was very hot and had no window, just a moon roof which the mosquitos used as an entry. All night long I could hear them buzzing around me, swooping in for their meal on my pasty white skin. Not only ...
... having both noticed the shell on my backpack. I shared a bit of my story with them before taking leave of the café to explore the local church. Wow, I was not expecting such a spectacular construction in such a small town. I was particularly delighted by the column capitals on the porch that lead towards the round baptismal font modeled after the one in Jerusalem.
At 12:17pm I caught the train to Limoges. The Limoges train station was unexpectedly beautiful, ...