Hotel Les Colombes
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Nice, Simple, comfortable, even has Wi-Fi! Only complaint is that there is no air-conditioner :)
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Fort de deaumont Late 19th-century fort used in the WWI Battle of Verdun, with a German cemetery & guided tours. – Google
Fort Douaumont was the largest and highest fort on the ring of 19 large defensive forts protecting the city of Verdun, France since the 1890s. Wikipedia
... the famous white crosses marking the graves of 16,000 French soldiers. (We didn't visit the American cemetery. It was too far of a drive for us today.) The Verdun Memorial Museum is closed right now and will reopen in November in honor of the 100th anniversary of the battle, so our next stop was the Trench of Bayonettes. This was a gift from Americans honoring French soldiers who were supposedly buried upright in their trenches. Finally we ...
... church bells ring on the hour, and you are surrounded by the bucolic peace of vast rolling hills and beech forest.
How fortunate we are to be doing this. Thanks go to our amazing friends, Lorne and Darlene for their detailed organisation and unstinting generosity to pull this trip together for us. How lucky we are.
... something other than free Internet away. We have planned a route avoiding motorways, we see more of the country this way. The countryside is rather flat on the beginning of the journey, were in apple growing territory. The trees along the sides if the road are full of mistletoe hanging in big pompoms, some trees are do laden that they look as if they are in full leaf, instead of being bare. We pass through many villages, most of ...
... around it. Also, this being a Saturday, everybody and his brother was there to visit. There must have been 10 bus tours going on while we were there. Tons of people! We squeezed ourselves inside and looked around. There is an astronomical clock in there that has been running since the middle 1500's. It must have been 30 feet tall. After gawking at that we headed over to ...