Minotel Le Grand Cerf

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

      Vimy Ridge and the remaining Caribou

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 18, 2014

      9 photos

      ... sacrifice. Facing the Douai Plain, is a single sculpture of a sorrowing woman, portraying Canada as a young nation mourning its dead. Inscribed on the walls of the monument are the names of the Canadian soldiers who died with no known grave.



















      In 1914, the Germans had advanced as far as the ridgeline known as Vimy Ridge, and thereafter dug in ...

      Lyn's soldiers

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 17, 2014

      4 photos

      ... cemeteries, small memorials, specific memorials, plaques. Some are attached to the local cemetery, others in the middle of ploughed fields. Some battles well known, others not, but the result is the same. Death.



      All the memorials and cemeteries are well kept, with late flowering roses bringing life into the grounds. An apple tree, with its apples ...

      Le Quesnoy was of family significance

      A travel blog entry by tatedavis5 on Jul 03, 2014

      12 photos

      We were given the most amazing French breakfast of delicious yoghurts, fresh fruit, croissants and chocolate pastries, cake, baguettes and serval home made jams.


      We went to Le Quesnoy because of a children’s book of this title written by NZer Glynn Harper about 3 years ago. Will’ s class at the time reenacted the story of the small French town saved by a NZ regiment from the Germans in WW!. Dring this time we discovered ...

      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 ...

      Battlefield Visit

      A travel blog entry by lynnkonieczko on Jun 30, 2013

      10 photos

      ... here in the past as well and parts of machine guns and their placements.

      I am lucky to have my grandfather’s original army issue bible that he carried throughout the war and I had brought it to France with me. I don’t profess to be religious, however it seemed significant to carry it and I admit to feeling a bit emotional standing in the middle of this peaceful field holding his ...

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