Travel Blogs from Saint Omer
3 hrs to Thurrock,way ahead of time so coffee at services. Bad move. As we came out a truck had caught fire before the bridge and led to over an hour delay. We were offered an early train so took it and ended up in Calais at 4:00. 30 mins drive to our fave little site in Licques. Omelette and frites for tea washes down with Organic Cotes du Rhone at £2:50 a bottle from ...
... graves. Another 37,000 names of the missing, are inscribed on the walls of the Memorial. There was also at least a dozen other "small" (less than 5,000 graves) cemeteries he saw either on the way out to Tyne Cot or while returning via a different route. Hundreds of these "small" ones don't even get a mention on the maps available at the Tourist Office. We think we may have seen sufficient war cemeteries for a little while. Dinner was at an Irish Pub, Irish Stew and beer of ...
Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...
... a shock to see so many English cars as we had not seen any for such a long time.
Arrived here in time for a leisurely lunch and actually sat out in the sunshine.
Travelling ,(and wine), caught up on us and we retired to our room for a siesta.
Although we have both loved every minute of this trip we are ready to be home, see the family and settle down ...
... where we are moored. Poor Jo Jo, he had a table of all these English people, it was like an invasion. He loved it of course as he wants to know all about what people are doing. Siyabonga with Barbara and Peter on board are just roaming and being water gypsies, with no fixed abode and going where they fancy. This is their home now. On Zambezi is a family of parents and 2 children, with grandparents over from Australia were travelling so far in tandem with Siyabonga , were ...
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