Mercure Abbeville Hotel de France
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... School which Australia rebuilt. It is a fully functional school with a big sign "Do Not Forget Australia". It was very cute as we walked through the playground to be greeted by little people with a very spontaneous "Allo".
The extent of the Battles is huge. At one point as we stopped at the Memorial to the first Tank Battle , our guide went in to the ploughed field for a few minutes, returned and gave each of us a spent bullet she had just found.
At another cemetery ...
Amusing little scene this morning as we sat eating our breakfast at about 8:30.
A "council" pickup truck arrived, towing an industrial shredder.
Three workmen emerged.
First, they asked the lone German lady campervaner to move her van, they clearly planned to trim the trees behind her van.
I expected this to be the end of peace and quiet, chain saws, hedge trimmers, not to mention the ...
... was Compiegne. The Glade of the Armistice in the Compiègne Forest was the site of the signing of two armistices; the 1918 Armistice with Germany and the 1940 Armistice with France. In World War 2 Hitler specifically chose the location, and had the original signing carriage moved from Paris to Compiègne, as an irony for the defeated French. The site still houses several memorials to the 1918 armistice, including a copy of the original railway carriage. The original, ...
... our train was due to leave. The driver got our bags out and we paid him, then waited and waited and waited to cross the road. But lo and behold, our train was still there! We rushed over and boarded, but we grew increasingly concerned that it may have been the wrong train as it didn't show any signs of leaving and there were no announcements about a delay. There was even enough time for the perfectly normal guy opposite us to get ...
... called rapeseed. Not the nicest of names. We drove past fields with massive wind turbines. Past fields with what looked like caves made out of trees in the middle of them. We finally made it to Abbeville which is a more developed town which has a Super Marche! We went in, withdrew some Euros from the machine, then grabbed a few bits and pieces for dinner. We also grabbed some Oreo Milka chocolate. Thanks Jess for ...