Hotel des Voyageurs

10, Place de la Gare, Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59000, France | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Lille

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... in town. Extremely modern with all the multimedia gizmos and gadgets, along with the normal stuff you'd expect in such a place. Greg then mounted his trusty steed and headed out to Essex Farm, 2.5km from our B&B. (Wendy had a lay afternoon out of the rain). This is where the famous LTCOL McCrae wrote that moving poem "In Flanders Fields". We loved this poem, it captures the whole essence of war. Once learnt never forgotten. Time to remember it: In Flanders fields ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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Very solemn day. We visited Vimy Ridge today - I've wanted to see this monument for a long time. More rain and really dark clouds set the mood for our visit. As we drove into the site we could see more fields sectioned as there were explosives still underground. The monument itself was absolutely huge. I was awestruck with it's immense size and placement on the Ridge. The view was beautiful. One can see ...

Brussels, Lille, Paris... Part 1

A travel blog entry by philwill14

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... and stamped our seat reservations. This time the conductor (who was French) took our ticket, looked at them then, looked back at both Suzanne and I, and then scowling said "I should shoot you"... I looked back at him smiling, thinking he was joking with us about something, but in a deadly serious tone, he repeated, "you should be shot" Realising he was obviously not joking and was upset about something, I asked him what was wrong and he said in poor French English, ...

Hailstones, sleet and thunder - what next?

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... gates across the entrance, so 3rd time no water! We then decided not to go to Lens as there was no water being shown on our chart as available up there (not that we have been able to get it where it does show it on our chart either) but to carry on to Courcelles les Lens where there is a harbour off the main canal with water and electric.

Isi has to thank Tom Burns for teaching her how to "ferry glide" as it came in very useful ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Lille Centre area of Lille, is near Grande Place, Old Stock Exchange (Vieille Bourse), La Grande Braderie de Lille, and Institut Michele.
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