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Travel Blogs from Villers-le-Lac
... this area is. Ruth, a very good friend, probably Elisabeth's best friend ever, was extremely pleased to see me again and so was I .
Alain , her husband prepared a "barbi"', salads and heaps of other food was there to enjoy.
Talks and discussions were high on the agenda, no wonder after all this years! The thunderstorm looming up in the distance, made me realise that it's time to leave.
Of coarse, the ...
A big thank-you to P+O ferries who gave me a free ticket to replace the one I'd m istakenly paid for to travel the preceding day.
I enjoyed strolling along the beach at Calais, looking over to Dover as the evening sun began to disappear. It was good to see the memorial stone for William Webb, whose first successful cross-channel swim seemed a much more courageous thing to do than what I was about to begin.
I really ...
... dead person, stood standing together as if on the parade ground. The warm sunshine and green fields surrounding the cemetery gave it a serene feeling. In a strange way it seemed like a nice place to be buried, although I'm pretty sure the servicemen would have liked more control over when and where it was to happen.
The etched maple leaves showed that the overwhelming majority of graves belonged to Canadian forces. A register kept at each site recorded details of ...
My route took almost 9.5 hours to complete today. I'm not sure it was a particularly long distance, but it sure presented a number of challenges to me.
First, I had to climb out of the Valle de La Loue. This meant following a narrow, winding path through woodland that often had the look and feel of a tropicmoBoainforest. My clothing became quite saturated with moisture, some of which was the result of negotiating little waterfalls that ...
... is one of the larger cities of Switzerland, and station is glass and concrete and moving people.
The train to real Fribourg is rather quick, a landscape largely consisting of green and highway follows us through the countryside. A heavy-set man talks on the phone in French, turning to what sounds like German after being put on hold. The only word I understand is Shize.
Real Fribourg! Locking up the bigger bags I head for the info tent and wait for Amy. I spy ...