Mercure Abbeville Hotel de France
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... 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 ...
... him with the little I knew. He took us back to the storage yard on the outskirts of Abbeville where he put the 110 down to one side, signalled to me to phone my breakdown people to sort the bill out. We were told by the breakdown insurance company to be patient while they got the 110 sorted. It sounded like we would be at a garage soon to have the car fixed.
We gave it just over an hour waiting and I went in to ask the garage owner when will it be fixed? ...
... route! Additionally, it seems Northern France was no were near as flat as I had thought from my many drives and Eurostar journeys through it!
The morning began with strong headwinds, making the long long uphill drags deceptively tiring and a few times I even began to think I had a puncture. But where the weather today was very English and reminiscent of day 1, luckily the views and the traffic awareness of cyclists was a joy ...
... fern after rabbits. The whistle of bullets became a swish and patter, and boys fell all round me, generally without a sound.” - Captain Robert Forsyth, 52nd Battalion, 4th AIF.
Many men were saved by a few brave souls who broke away in order to silence the German machine guns at enormous risk to themselves. One such man Lieutenant Clifford Saddler was awarded a V.C. for doing so.
By the dawn of the 25th of April, ...
We then headed into Amiens to see the Australian War memorial site, as we were going along the highway, Waagnner the Volkswagen decided to start sounding alarms. It turns out that VW don't have the precision German engineering that they say they have. We stopped at a petrol station, that it seems only sells petrol; to get your tyres checked you have to go to a garage. So we went to a garage and with a bit ...
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