Hotel La Chapelle St-Martin
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
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... after the war, but French president Charles de Gaulle ordered the original maintained as a permanent memorial and museum. After the war, General Charles de Gaulle decided the village should never be rebuilt, but would remain a memorial to the cruelty of the Nazi occupation.
The new village of Oradour-sur-Glane (population 2,188 in 2006), northwest of the site of ...
... needed to be recognised and the people of this village remembered. To preserve the memory of this drama the martyr village of Oradour sur Glane has been preserved in the same state since 1944. We wandered through the village and it is a sad place to be. In the cemetery you find many of the men, women and children who died on that day buried here. It was sobering to see and everyone was very quiet as they walked the streets. The germans were going to try the men ...
... also thought it was interesting that while her husband spoke English with a
pure Californian accent, which is where she was from also, her accent changed
constantly during the night between American and British. She pretended not to
understand Fahrenheit or miles anymore, and multiple times said she forgot the
English word and only knew the French word for something. She also said that
when I called for reservations that she could hear ...
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 ...
... the church could be seen from quite a long distance away. Once I arrived in the town, I was excited to see more Colombage style homes. The streets were narrow and many of the homes were medieval. This is just the kind of town that I came to France to see. There was also an open air market that I wandered around for a bit before buying a chocolate éclair which I ate at a café with a Schweppes. Two people individually approached me at the café to talk to me about my experience as ...