Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... positions. At the end of the day, 20,000 were dead and 40,000 were injured or captured.
Thiepval is a large memorial and a cemetery. The ceremony there was attended by large numbers of military men in a variety of uniforms. We identified British land and air, Australian, Welsh, French and a few others we couldn’t figure out. There was a fine regimental band. The ceremony was very formal, rather Church of England, spoken quite properly ...
Having decided to include Ypres in our trip this year because of my favourite painting, Menin Gate at Midnight, imagine my surprise to find the very same hanging in the Flanders Fields museum today! It's here for the celebration of the 30,000 Last Post. We spent an interesting couple of hours wandering around the museum - it is really well set out, lots to read, great photos and some videos of ...
For being my Gateway, I must confess I don't know a great deal about the city itself. Given what I do, I should probably know a little bit more, but the way it's marketed, I think it's too often seen as just a gateway. Lille might be, and I'm sure is, a beautiful city in its own right that deserves our attention, but its proximity to the bigger things that market themselves as more worthy of our attention, e.g. Disneyland which even ...
... and stamped our seat reservations. This time the conductor (who was French) took our ticket, looked at them then, looked back at both Suzanne and I, and then scowling said "I should shoot you"... I looked back at him smiling, thinking he was joking with us about something, but in a deadly serious tone, he repeated, "you should be shot" Realising he was obviously not joking and was upset about something, I asked him what was wrong and he said in poor French English, ...
... gates across the entrance, so 3rd time no water! We then decided not to go to Lens as there was no water being shown on our chart as available up there (not that we have been able to get it where it does show it on our chart either) but to carry on to Courcelles les Lens where there is a harbour off the main canal with water and electric.
Isi has to thank Tom Burns for teaching her how to "ferry glide" as it came in very useful ...