Mercure Lille Roubaix Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... museum to the viewing platform of the bell tower. He hasn't forgiven me yet. But he will! Besides, I'm the driver and he'll want a lift to Lille tomorrow ;). Another big event today, Rob bought a new suitcase so the cupboard is being left behind! The main event was, of course, the tribute to the local fire brigade who have been playing the Last a post each evening at Menin Gate since 1928. There was ...
... or war. We had an amazing dinner, beautiful spaghetti bolognaise, salad which followed a starter of proscuitto and honey dew, with pine nuts, and rocket. On the way into town Garry got a minor tear or strain in the a muscle in his calf, so we chatted to the local pharmacist for a while who spoke very good English - she was helpful. Stocked up on magnesium and deep heat before visiting the ...
... more relaxed now. I headed back to hill 60
( http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_o f_Hill_60_(Western_Front) .
Wow...some serious craters....and bunkers all blowed up....just wandered around with me thoughts no one was there.....its left as it was except for sheep grazing the grass. Each crater was an explosion....holy ****....lot of explosions as it was nothing but craters. Very tranquil...hard to imagine the violence that had to ...
... Belgian government to do the equivalent job to that performed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Just to the west of where we are staying is the valley of the River Iser (or Ijzer). It flows through the town of Diksmuide and out into the North Sea at Nieuwpoort. The tidal inflow and river outlet has for centuries been controlled by sluices. In 1914, as the German army was advancing west across Belgium, the local people opened the gates to the sea and allowed ...
... with Patrick Gibson who recited the Ode to Rememberance.
Earlier in the day, we visited the Flanders Field Museum, Passchendaele and Tyne Cot.
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