Ibis Styles Lille Aeroport
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... The hotel was very compact and this time I was paired up in the double bed with Gilly. But at 25 Euro's a night for the room, not each, we can hardly complain.
For the evening we decided to go into Arras city centre. Due to the non availability of taxi's we ended up walking.
Arras was extremely busy and in the two main squares, The Place De Heroes and Grande Place, were thousands of people celebrating a commemoration of ...
... in no time. Got rock star parking....this is where being on a bike rocks....parked right in front in a lorry loading zone...acted dumb...and walked away....looked back and several other bikes parked had already next to me lol.
Got a ticket to the museum and the bell tower...always costs a couple more Euros to almost have a heart attack. But I was feeling brave. The museum is something....very well done...told the story....of the start of the ...
... Our poppy identification bracelets, each embedded with a computer chip, allowed us to log in and receive stories about people who matched our age, gender, or nationality, as well as detailed information about items on display throughout the museum.
As we wandered through the exhibits, the mood kept sombre by shadowed light and instrumental music, we had many opportunities to learn more about World ...
... Almost 12,000 are buried there, 8,000 of which are unknown. It was horrifying to imagine how many nameless soldiers are buried there. The white headstones were never-ending. It was spooky. There were beautiful yet sad memorials throughout the cemetery.
After we were beckoned back on the bus, we drove into the city of Ypres. Yperite is another name for mustard gas. We heard some horrifying stories. In the spring of that year, a farmer was plowing ...
... and awe, and are to remain untouched. The last person to deface the Menin Gate, for example, received a one way ticket to Russia on the Fuhrer's dime. Poor Ieper stuck me a bit like Oswiecim, Poland in that it would be very nice, but is forever stained with the blood of thousands.
The Menin Gate was the compromise with the British - a lasting memorial that would stand where 80% of soldiers marched past on their way to fight the Hun. My ...