La Howarderie Hotel
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... place, also is kept busy taking clients on battlefield or Cycle tours. And the B&B is conveniently located opposite a brewery, location, location, location. Ypres is the first city we've seen that really takes full advantage of the WW1 Battlefields story. Without being tacky, there are plenty of places in France which could do very well out of the millions of foreign visitors who flock there every year to visit the cemeteries and museums. Maybe they think it's wrong ...
... shrapnel in a farmers field next to hill. After touring the museum we had dinner in a fantastic Belgian restaurant - I had a Flemish stew that was amazing and Josh had steak and oysters. We finished out the day taking in the ceremony at Menin Gate. Josh and the SFDCI students had an opportunity to take part in the ceremony. The students laid a wreath in honour of the fallen. Unfortunately, I couldn't see a ...
... 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 ...
Today we have arrived into phase 2 of our voyage: La France!!
We successfully crossed the channel via high speed train and arrived to then main continent of Euro land. The city of Lille is absolutely beautiful, the people are friendly and the weather has been great. We arrived at the station and we're easily able to navigate to our hostel. However, our hostel closed from the hours of 11am until ...
... get fat. After a few hours, we headed to Tita Juliet's house where we prepared for dinner, talked some more and got a few useful household things. We called it a night at around 9pm because we needed to arrange the room for some Feng Shui (Long Story! HAHA!). We got home right away and slept at 12mn. I was so proud because we were able to fight jetlag!
Now I just woke up and we'll have some breakfast and head to ikea.
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