Premiere Classe Valenciennes Ouest - Petite-Foret
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... I am exhausted and have done a
quarter of the distance they will ride. I cheer them on and we make our way back to the city centre for lunch.
One creamy pasta later, I am ready to watch the end of the race. We get some cappuccinos and I sit with my guide while he explains the tactics and strategies of racing. It feels as if I'm at home in a bar during a hockey game! The Flemish commentators are ...
... plenty of room.
We went for a walk down through the small town and looked at the lock on the industrial canal.
Marcoing had been held by the Germans for most of WW1 and been smashed to pieces in the tank battle for Cambrai. There are 2 British military cemeteries nearby.
... the day walking amongst the Christmas Markets, visiting the sights of the city (Cathedral, Fort, Man Square) and going shopping. Having gone to France on a simple day trip it really became noticeable just how different France is to England, despite it being just an hour's ferry away! And don't even get me started on the stinky cheese! My clothes stank of it all day!
... Flying Services Memorial commemorates over 1,000 men of the Royal Naval Air Service, the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force, who have no known grave. We looked around the memorial for a little while and then headed off to Vimy Ridge.
We started off by visiting the monument, which is a tribute to all Canadians who risked or gave their lives for freedom and peace in the First World War. The monument is enormous, resting on a bed of 11,000 tonnes ...
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 ...