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Today was one of those days that make you appreciate the ease of travel around Europe compared to the distances we travel in Australia.
This morning our day started with breakfast in Germany followed by lunch in the Netherlands, afternoon tea in France and dinner in Belgium! The time it takes us to drive from Proserpine to Rockhampton we drove through 4 different countries!
... 8217;s Grt, grt, grt Uncle William had been a stretcher bearer in the NZ regiment that saved the town. We walked around and found the memorial to the NZers who had distracted the Germans by creating lots of smoke and they launched a surprise attack by climbing up a ladder they constructed to get them up the wall. It was a hot day and everyone was tired.
We spent the afternoon in a big shopping mall buying some new clothes!
... for the Germans to know where they were. However this is something the French are going to rectify within the next year for the 100 year anniversary of WWI.
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... look like something out of a fairy tale. To top it all off we have the added bonus of Christmas lights in the streets and throughout the square. We went for a walk past Cloth Hall and Church before entering the Christmas Market. Had hamburgers, apple & banana fritters and sweet batter balls with icing sugar for tea. Amazed to see a temporary nice skating rink set up and being well used by the younger folk. Cheryl bought 2 pairs of gloves and we checked out ...
13th May 2012
We cast off at 9.15 after saying farewell to Betty and Pandora. It is blue sky and sunshine again, this is the life!
We saw a "fun race-marathon" with hundreds of runners when we turned on to the La Doule canal at Bauvin. We say “fun” but some were already struggling and walking. It was an uneventful trip in ...