Travel Blogs from Arras
Found a little bar to have a drink in - no Bacardi though so Kirsty had a very strong Vodka!!
Restaraunt for evening meal was lovely. Paul had Entrecoute and Kirsty overdosed on 4 Cheese Pizza - both which were lovely.
Tried to find our way back to the hotel, but after many round the corners and an hour later, we managed it - …
An early start to get ourselves from Montparnasse to Gare du Nord for the TGV to Arras. Note to self - when travelling with big bags avoid Paris Metro in peak hour. Flight to Arras was very quick and comfortable. Checked in then off to the Wellington Tunnels for a tour. Where do you hide an army for a month? Underground of course!
... of my Bristol at Spencer Lane Jones near Salisbury. The Train Ticket back to London was an shocking £52 on way ! , rather Expensive comparing to the Fuel cost which where about £15 for the same distance, no wonder ever-body is driving here in England on the Road system is clocked..... Tomorrow Im heading back to Switzerland to pick up my SX and continuing my Trip to ...
... the spot where the Prince of Orange (heir of the throne) was wounded. There are 226 steps up to the top and the Lion weighs 28 tons. This war and mostly the outcome brought in a long period of peace in Europe.
... and 25,000 Alies)
We then went to see where Australians fought in the WWI in Villers-Brettaneux. I saw that they are flying the Australian flag there. Strange to see this in another country. We could not find the Australian Memorial because they closed the road. We had to go and ask at the Australian school in ...
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Arrived and was greeted by a very friendly monsieur who luckily spoke very good English. The rooms were very clean and tidy, although in need of a little 'Moderne-isation'.
Ideally situated next to the train station and within easy reach of the cathedrals and restaurant/bistro lined squares and streets.
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