Hotel de la Paix
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... were never on my list. As far as I know I have no relatives who fought here (although there are apparently some buried in Belgium), history is a subject that seems to interest me until I get to the point of studying it formally, and they aren't in a region of France that I would otherwise consider as one of my top destinations.
Until I started writing. Now, for some inexplicable reason, I feel compelled to see them. A macabre desire to see ...
... Fields museum and beautiful buildings. It is very pretty to walk on the old ramparts all around the city. At one of the city gates they hold a last post ceremony. They have held it every night at 8pm since ww1. When we were there they told the story of two brothers that died on the exact date 100 years ago. It was very moving and the echo of the last post off the memorial walls gave me ...
... the other passengers with our singing and dancing as we entered the French roads, making our way over to the Belgian border, and our first city of the day - Ypres. Being Kevin I had sussed out the sights, prices, and car parking arrangements for us all, and we headed straight to the centre of town before the Market closed down. After this we headed over to the Menin Gate, the ...
Had to get up too early this morning. Packed the car and got an almond croissant which was the best croissant ever experienced apparently. I looked forward to the cheese we had saved and planned to have a breakfast en route. Isabelle was lovely and returned our deposit so we set off in the direction of Lille, which Isabelle had said was 'joyeaux cité'. We left Dijon with a little sadness because we had enjoyed such a ...
... extended French family, (grandma & pa, mum and dad, brother in law, and two daughters, plus Alana and us) The meal comprised of a selection of meats, ham, salami, etc, topped with your choice of cheese slices, melted over the top. Each person has their own mini grill iron, which you put under the griller machine (electric) which sits in the middle of the table, and you cook your own mini melt. A selection of salads and small boiled potatoes (which you peel the skin ...