Minotel Le Grand Cerf

46, rue Saint Jacques, Douai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, FR - 59500, France | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 46, rue Saint Jacques, Douai, is near Centre Historique Minier and Le Terroir.
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Travel Blogs from Douai

Getting out of Calais, eventually!!

A travel blog entry by kev-buxton on Sep 07, 2014

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... where the attendant wasn't on a productivity bonus because all the other booths were clearing there queues at the rate of 4 to every one of ours!!

Anyway, onto the ferry and onwards to France. The trip took about 90 minutes and then we were in Calais.

Courtesy of Gilly's errant Satnav we had an unscheduled tour of Calais. Lots of refugees were hanging about the ferry terminal and wandering aimlessly around the town. The best ...

Day 24

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Aug 24, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

We planned an early start this morning, but by the time we had checked the water, oil and tyre pressures(as we have travelled 1000 miles) we also checked MPG, it was only 15 when the fuel pump failed, it is now around 25. thats not bad for Dream Catcher and then been to the supermarket where, Les forgot they drive their supermarket trollies on the other side, and nearly caused an ...

Escape from England: Tuesday 12th August

A travel blog entry by dawidstowe on Aug 13, 2014

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We had completed 279 miles from home to Arras, in France. Sixty nine miles from Calais to Arras was the most enjoyable, with spacious motorways cutting through farming fields during the harvest season.
I had always dreaded the challenges of riding on the M1, and in particular M25 back in the UK, but that was behind us when we rolled out of the Eurotunnel with such ...

Vimy Ridge

A travel blog entry by onourway on Aug 29, 2013

2 comments, 8 photos

... sections of the trenches. The viewing platform from which the lookout could survey the front still exists. As does the munition in the German trench. We re-learned some elementary school war history about trench warfare, strategy and tactics. Then we were led through 250 metres of restored Allied communications tunnels located fifty to one hundred metres behind the frontline. During the First World War the communication teams, runners and battle leaders lived ...

Family History in WW1

A travel blog entry by lynnkonieczko on Jun 28, 2013

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... was completely overshadowed by the main battle the next day, the infamous Battle of the Somme. Whilst there were tens of thousands more men lost at the Somme, in percentage terms the Battle of Boars Head was dreadful. Of those involved almost 50%, numbering some 1100 men, either died, were "missing", captured or wounded, with many of the injured dying of their wounds in the days after. In my grandfather’s diary he makes the following comments about the battle,
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