Holiday Inn Lille Ouest Englos
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... in total. I'm not sure in what state they'll be when I unpack them, not how I'll get the wrinkles out without an ironing machine... but hey, live is full of surprises. Then, follow 12 flashy ties. The rest is shorts and swimsuits. I invested in a 500cl bottle of factor 30 sunblock. Before you know it, I'm at 20kg's and I still need to add shoes.
I'm also ...
I managed to fit in a quick day trip to Lens to see the Louvre outpost there and also connect with a doctoral student I met last summer. We met there, went to the Louvre, had lunch, and then walked to the top of one of "les terrils" and drank some champagne. It was a lovely day all around. I am fond of coal mining towns because of my own geneology. The town has preserved these large coal mountains as a reminder of the hard work and sacrifice of the coal miners.
... of headstones and so many of them
unknown. The sheer magnitude of so many young people who gave the
ultimate sacrifice for future generations freedom and this is just one
of many cemeteries. The walls at the back were covered in row after row
of names of missing men. This was a very quiet solemn experience, but I
glad I got to see it.
We then headed back to the bus stop, we
had a thirty minute wait for the bus, in the freezing cold. ...
Today was an early start, we were up and gone from our hotel by 6:45. We caught the metro direct from our hotel to Paris Nord, where we caught a train to Arras. There was a short stopover in Arras where we had Breakfast and caught another train to Vimy.
When we arrived in Vimy we were surprised at how small it was. We found the only store near the train station and asked them to call us a taxi. The taxi drove us out to ...
Day 1: My first day of the trip started in Dover and we got the ferry over to Calais, France. Our first destination was Lille in North France. It is a wonderful place with nice shops and great history and is also very close to the French and Belgian border. The first day was amazing and we are looking forward to the rest of the ...
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- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility