Le Charles VIII
Travel Blogs from Etaples
... We estimated that even with the road closure 1 1/2 hrs would be plenty of time to get to the Tunnel, so decided to stay at Tardiguen.
As the day was now so clear and bright we decided to revisit Cap Gris Nez.
We parked easily and decided to go for a cliff walk, as the path here runs right along the cliff edge.
We stopped and watched the seals swimming just below the Cap and at one ...
... our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.
Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die