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Today was one of those days that make you appreciate the ease of travel around Europe compared to the distances we travel in Australia.
This morning our day started with breakfast in Germany followed by lunch in the Netherlands, afternoon tea in France and dinner in Belgium! The time it takes us to drive from Proserpine to Rockhampton we drove through 4 different countries!
We were given the most amazing French breakfast of delicious yoghurts, fresh fruit, croissants and chocolate pastries, cake, baguettes and serval home made jams.
We went to Le Quesnoy because of a children’s book of this title written by NZer Glynn Harper about 3 years ago. Will’ s class at the time reenacted the story of the small French town saved by a NZ regiment from the Germans in WW!. Dring this time we discovered ...
... British lady & yours truly holding up the New Zealand division. We all got on like a house on fire & had a very enjoyable time.
I forgot to mention that before the tour I had a hurried look around the ‘In Flanders Fields’ museum, which only opened last year. The museum focuses on the experiences of those caught up in war rather than the ebb & flow of ...
... Place in Iper and immediately was confronted by the magnificent Cloth Hall this old building was all but destroyed in the great war but thanks to the local people and their insistence that it be rebuilt we today can see how a beautiful building it once was. this hall was started being built in the 13th century and was where all the merchants of lien and other materials made or displayed their goods for sale to the rich who could afford such wealthy material. The Hall ...
... Not sure if my schoolboy French was lacking but I ended up with enough pommes frites with my sausage baguette to feed an army. Ate my fill and it didn't look like I had eaten any at all. Grateful later as there was nowhere to stay and I just had to stop in a field when my feet were too sore to continue.
Ibuprofen, paracetamol and water for ...