Hotel Restaurant L'Industrie
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... destination tonight is Lille, France which is just over the border from Belgium and in the middle of the Somme where heavy fighting in WW1 cost hundreds of thousands of Australian lives.
On the way to Lille we stopped of in Antwerp in Belgium where we relived some great memories of our last visit here in 2010. On that visit we were befriended by a true gentleman who Kate and ...
We were given the most amazing French breakfast of delicious yoghurts, fresh fruit, croissants and chocolate pastries, cake, baguettes and serval home made jams.
We went to Le Quesnoy because of a children’s book of this title written by NZer Glynn Harper about 3 years ago. Will’ s class at the time reenacted the story of the small French town saved by a NZ regiment from the Germans in WW!. Dring this time we discovered ...
... pineapple & strawberries + four different kinds of bread + the usual croissants completed the meal.
Although the journey up to St Omer is not very picturesque, we loved having sunshine so being able to see the countryside all around us.
Entering Picardie there were lots of reminders of WW1 which bring you down to earth. Passing Vimy we caught a glimpse ...
... exploring Sacré Coeur I went down the hill to the tourist information spot to get directions to the Montmatre Cemetery, where many of Paris’s famous dead are buried. It took me half an hour to find the cemetery, as I stopped off at the famous Moulin Rouge to take a few pictures. The street upon which the Moulin Rouge is found is quite grungy. It is filled with strip clubs and erotic boutiques, as well as tons of Asian tourists gaping in horror at what ...
... were too busy looking for a space. We moored alongside Betty on Pandora, a 37’ Dutch barge. Who invited us on board for a cup of tea and chocolate biscuits. A lovely warm welcome.
She is from Dublin and on her own at present, waiting for a friend to come and help her moved the boat further down towards the Med. The other 2 boats were Zambezi and Siyabonga which are both brand new full size Dutch Barges (£250k each).
We then had a walk into Bethune ...