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Not much to report, Lille is beautiful but we only really came to see Vimy Ridge. There is only so much walking you can do before you get bored. We are staying in an actual hotel, which is nice for a change. We have a private room and a private bathroom- what a treat! Tomorrow we are going to Vimy Ridge, luckily we consulted the tourism office, …
... in total. I'm not sure in what state they'll be when I unpack them, not how I'll get the wrinkles out without an ironing machine... but hey, live is full of surprises. Then, follow 12 flashy ties. The rest is shorts and swimsuits. I invested in a 500cl bottle of factor 30 sunblock. Before you know it, I'm at 20kg's and I still need to add shoes.
I'm also ...
I managed to fit in a quick day trip to Lens to see the Louvre outpost there and also connect with a doctoral student I met last summer. We met there, went to the Louvre, had lunch, and then walked to the top of one of "les terrils" and drank some champagne. It was a lovely day all around. I am fond of coal mining towns because of my own geneology. The town has preserved these large coal mountains as a reminder of the hard work and sacrifice of the coal miners.
... 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 ...
First I want to thank all of the people who gave a little for this trip for my Christmas present, it was really great. I left early on Wednesday and got to the train station in Lille at about 12. I had to wait until 2 for all of the exchange students to meet up, my host mother wasn't happy with the exchange program from making us wait alone in an unknown city. She called STS (my exchange program) and complained. Exchange students are really easy to pick out when you are looking for them, ...
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- Pets allowed