Inter Hotel du Golf de l'Ailette
Travel Blogs from Laon
... for us to pay our respect. Just up the road we came across the first Commonwealth War Cemetery, at Heath, where lies 985 Aussie diggers. Amongst them are 7 Walkers, which is not unusual due to the common nature of that surname, but what really surprised us was the discovery of a Beswick, (Wendy's maiden name) H. Private in the register. We'll have to research that a little further when we get home. It was then onto ...
... respectable 120km/h and are very modern and comfortable. We traveled via Laon, and Tergnier where we changed trains both times, arriving at S-Q at 9:33am, again on time. The ticket cost us A$25 each. At S-Q we commence our WW1 Battlefields tour. Due to it being the Centenary of the start of that war there is lots happening. While both Greg's Grandfathers fought and were wounded fighting on the Western Front during this war, Wendy has ...
... of wines with my lovely dinner! Taxi & restaurant booked, we organised a bottle of the champagne from Le Clos de d'hor, our place, and sat to drink it in the garden with the pretty pink Rose biscuits especially made for Champagne dipping here in Reims!
Our taxi driver arrived promptly and took us in to Reims to the restaurant 'Le Jardin'. It was about a 20 - 25min trips & as we travelled along we both looked shocked ...
... lunch we headed down to the 'new' town for our afternoon concert. Our hosts, the Brass Band du Laonnais, played the first half of the concert in the Conservatory of Music and Dance. Before they commenced, they read out the story of the Australian involvement in France in WWI (in both French and English - bless them!), and said how honoured they were to have the Australians visiting in such an important anniversary year. It was very well written and ...
... and then the office of tourism who were good and able to help. We had 30 minutes to get to a Tyler repair place or else we were stuck until Monday in Epernay, a lovely town but it had no available accommodation. The guy said we needed two new tyres because they had to be the same on each side and he didn't have any the same as the good one on the back. ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility