Novotel Amiens Est
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the P&O Spirit of Britain ferry. Ummmmm Manly Ferry is but a mosquito on the Dover to Calais ferries. Unbelievable what they can fit on these ferries. It is like a luxury liner but with cars and trucks and stuff. We picked the perfect day to see the White Cliffs of Dover behind us and the weather was calm and glorious. It was approximately an hour and a half journey but to be honest, I was shocked when we hit France shores. ...
This morning was spent visiting the numerous WW1 memorials in the north east of France. We stated in Fromelles where we paid our respects at the recently opened Pheasant Wood Cemetery as well a VC Corner.
We then travelled in the direction of Amiens and stopped at the Notre Dame de Lorette "Ring of Remembrance" memorial and the French Cemetery at ...
... later; are there none at Versailles?
We also toured the gardens, in their winter guise. It was cold, but we enjoyed the walk.
From Compiegne, we drove to Amiens, picking up traffic just outside of town. Most parking lots were full, but I did get a space in a lot a few blocks from the hotel. I think it might have been the last spot in the lot (maybe even in the city). We walked to ...
... the engineers of the time digging for weeks. To actually walk in these preserved trenches was spine tingling. There are still spiral pickets in the ground which held the barbed wire from the Germans. On to Pozières to see first hand the area in which the Australians played such a significant role. The land mark of the famous windmill has the Australian flag flying proudly next to it. The Battle of Pozières was a two-week struggle for the village and the ridge on ...
... from what was then an independent country , there are preserved trenches at the site which give you an idea of the proximity of the two lines across no mans land , the whole thing was sheer madness, with wholesale slaughter only 60 or so attending roll call the next day with 1300 dead on the battle field . On a lighter note we had the local specialty ficelle as an entrée with another entree of chèvre but then could not face more food crashed at ...