Le Pot d'Etain
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... br> Our final visit was to the Australian War Memorial at Villers Bretonneux.
It was a cold day with light rain, however none of us felt able to complain about our minimal discomfort when you thought what the soldiers must have ensured living in absolute hell. There was no warm car waiting for them to hop into or a quick trip to a coffee shop to have a ...
... wasn't well signposted. It wasn't. Out in the wind and rain again. Another field of sons lost to their mothers.
Into Peronne to the local historical museum. The inclement weather wasn't a problem, though fortunately it had reduced to just a gale force wind. The museum carried a lot of artifacts from the war period, and stated that it would be another 700 years before all the relics from the Great War ...
... among the graves.
Dernacourt, Jeancourt, Grevilles. Each cemetery has its own register, for those buried and those whose names are inscribed on the memorial. We recorded our visit and the soldier searched for on Lyn's behalf. Initially I was doing a friend a favour and out of curiosity, but it soon became personal to locate each and every one.
Rained all night and looks like it wouldn't change during the day. First stop was the Newfoundland Park at Beaumont Hamel where I took a self guided tour around the battle site. Then stumbled on the NZ Memorial at Longueval before getting to Deville Wood where the South Africans have their memorial & museum. Then back to ...
... French roads ekkkkkk, having snooper helped us no end until I decided to ignore her, she wasn't best pleased, Shouted at us a few times but soon came to agree with me ;-) , after a few goes round a roundabout we finally made it to our first stop of the adventure. The site is set around a large fishing lake of which we are 4 feet away, so plenty of mossie spray for us tonight!!! Once arrived ...