Stars Dreux Hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... was elected King of the French in 1830 after the “Glorious 3 Days Revolution” which saw Charles X exiled to Italy.
Clovis was the first king of France. Through hundreds of years the name “Clovis” became “Louis”. The “C” was dropped and the “v” became a “u”. The various houses of the kings were the Carpetians, the Valois, ...
Caught a train this morning to Amiens. Amiens is about 1.5 hours from Paris. Countryside is beautiful with crops aplenty. Strange thing is there are no fences between properties or paddocks. There also appears to be no stock on any of the farms. Obviously you are either a cropping farm or a stock farm but not both. Poppies seem to grow wild here everywhere even on the concrete train platforms. Clearly can see why they are used as a symbol of war remembrance. We took a taxi from Amiens ...
... knowing a language that anyone else around me did. I would not have met many of the wonderful people that I have, and I probably wouldn't be so gung-ho about continuing my travels abroad. Don't think this post means that I am angry at you in anyway! I actually respect you in the highest regard. Continue to be amazing!
And for those of you, like me, who aren't fluent in any other languages other than English, just jump off the deep in and dive into one. It's quite a ride!
Day 20 - Today we said goodbye to Belgium and headed off to Waterloo where Napoleon lost the battle in 1815. The Lion Mound was made by the women left behind and took 2 years to finish. The Lion represents Liberty (or freedom) and is dedicated to all of the men who lost their lives that day. The Lion faces the battle fields and marks the spot where the Prince ...
... and warm again...
More tomorrow, as no wifi here....(unless of course I lose it again......)