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... and destabilize the German troops. By and large, it didn’t work.
On July 1, they blew 17 sets of high explosives they had placed in tunnels under key German positions. Then they attacked. 58,000 British, Scots, Irish, Canadian, New Foundland, and other Commonwealth troops feel that day, including 20,000 killed.
They fought on the Somme for 4 and half months. At the end, the British had gained on average of about ...
Having decided to include Ypres in our trip this year because of my favourite painting, Menin Gate at Midnight, imagine my surprise to find the very same hanging in the Flanders Fields museum today! It's here for the celebration of the 30,000 Last Post. We spent an interesting couple of hours wandering around the museum - it is really well set out, lots to read, great photos and some videos of ...
... Post is played by the local Fire Station men and they also sang a couple of songs. A local school choir sang Advance Australia Fair. This happens 365 days of the year!
In the bus for a one hour drive to our hotel in Lille in France.
Next morning we were on the bus for a 9am start with first stop being Bullecourt near Arrass. This site was one of our largest disasters - it was ill planned and the 4th division had over 3000 casualties and 1170 Australians taken ...
Checked out at midday and spent our last day walking round Lille looking at a few shops, had a quick visit back to the zoo to see an exhibit that was closed when we visited last time, then found a crêperie and sat in and had crêpes for our last meal which were really good, and then slowly made our way to the Eurostar station where everything went smoothly and we made it into London St Pancras on time, got the train tickets, then got the train to ...
January 5, 2013
9:42 am CET (GMT +1)
4:42 pm PHT (GMT +8)
Yesterday, me and Karla headed out to see Tita Juliet to borrow some household things. She gave us directions to go to Eurallile and catch the bus there to her place. When we found out that Euralille was a big shopping mall with stores like H&M and Bershka, we headed out really early to see what it's like. When we arrived there, I instantly fell in love with the mall ...
Other places to stay in Lille
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- A lovely place to go
- Great position
- Reallt Nice Hotel
Vieux Lille, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Lovely public areas
- The loveliest part of Lille
- Comfortable hotel in good position
Lille Centre, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Hôtel très agréable
- Great for families
- Excellent base
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $122
Lille Centre 19, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $91
157, Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $108
Lille Centre, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $79
- Cheap and cheerful
- Was the hotel OK?
- Best 2 star I've stayed in for a while
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $69
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Vieux Lille, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $118
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $89
29, Av Charles St-Venant, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $124
Lille Fives, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $50
Parc Europe, 340 Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | Hotelfrom $53
Lille Centre, Lille | 1 star hotelfrom $67
Lille Sud, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $63
Caulier, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $75
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $131
- Great Location
- Spacious bedroom but smelly toilet
- Doesn't feel like part of a big chain
Lille Centre 11, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $142
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Lille Centre 17, Lille | 5 star hotelfrom $173
- Fantastic place to stay in Lille
- Amazing place full of character
- Great stay
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $67