Travel Blogs from Cambrai
... biography of a 'Richmond boy' who died at Vimy Ridge. Our biography was well received by everyone. Josh was very nervous about sharing his work in front of 30 teachers.....:)) he felt very proud of himself when finished. In addition to reading Arthur Lewis' biography we left a few pieces of Richmond for him at the monument - a few rocks from the Jock River riverbed, soil from the Richmond Fairgrounds, a ...
Yup. Poor Abbey. Spent most of night on toilet. Culprit was lunch yesterday. Lovely creamy chicken thing. Not so much fn coming back out. Today was a nothing day anyway, so will be day of recovery to hopefully mean we can still do Versailles tomorrow. Game of thrones, here i ...
... All soldier artifacts ( uniforms, weapons, personal items, were placed in the floor. I thought this was a purposeful placement in that to take in this display we needed to bow our heads - like we do when we have a moment of silence. For lunch we ate warm baguette sandwiches. Everything closes Down here at noon - reopened at 1pm or beyond. Next stop was ...
... a small display centre and shop, both very tastefully done. Arrived at our motel at 2:20pm and after some routine admin tasks went off to explore the city hall, with its historical displays, and the Grand Place which was completely surrounded by a fairly sad 1920s attempt to reproduce the great architecture of the 17th century. At least they tried. It was pasta and beer for dinner, both cycling energy ...
... reception. The tourist information found me an hotel and when I went for some food the waitress gave me a warm smile.
What makes it worse is my step grandfather worked in the mines there, my Father went to school there with his brothers and sister and my other grandfather was there during the first world war.
If you ever want to go to the first world war attractions in Cambrai do not stay in the town just vivit for the day
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed