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Travel Blogs from Dunkerque
Took the ferry from Calais to Dover today and saw the white cliffs of Dover. Only a two hour journey then bus to the Cumberland for the night. Was invited for dinner with Bernie and Maddie. We bought soup and ate in their room. Was really nice and I wish I had spent more time with them during the ...
... we had wasted a couple of hours at this point. We also had not had any
food, since breakfast so were getting a bit hungry. We went straight out
and caught the bus to the cemetery going past the battle fields and
trenches on the way with the intention of catching the bus back and
checking them out. Eventually getting off at the cemetery is was a short
walk. This was quite unreal feeling walking along and then getting
to the cemetery, just the ...
... get to see, and I've loved every minute of it, it's slightly depressing to think that the adventure is over, but it's not really it's just starting.
Next adventure is in Cyprus for the wedding and it's going to be a very busy time for us as we still have to sort out wedding papers, outfits, bridesmaid dresses, flowers etc.
I'll come back and tell you about the wedding.
... were standing in front of the vet's office and to our surprise we were joined by many people and dogs that had the same experience with the evil ferry witch! This seems to have a system and I hate to think about who's making money off this situation. Anyway, we were kindly greeted in french manner by the vet receptionist, then ignored by the vet for about an hour. We managed to contact our vet in Germany and she sent a fax to verify the entries in the ...
... 900 vessels crossed the channel and 338,226 men (including 123,000 French) were picked up off Dunkerque beach under "Operation Dynamo". Now this resonated with Mark because his uncle Jack was one of these men. It was such mayhem picking these guys up - there were coal boats, tugs, etc. from all over England so obviously these boats grabbed who they could and headed back to where they had come from. Mark's aunt received a telegram saying ...