Ibis Lille Lomme Centre
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... that was only discovered recently. It was part of the Yorkshire offensive and is currently being restored. We then stopped at a place called Essex Farm. It is the exact location that John McCrae wrote In Flanders Fields. It was in a series of bunkers that were used by the Canadian troops as a hospital. The bunkers have been restored along with a memorial cemetery. At Ypres itself there is a ...
Departed Cantebury and set off for Dover. Our European adventure starts!
A calm, uneventful crossing and an easy drive to our first overnight stop in France, in Boiry Notre Dame. Arrived mid-afternoon – an acceptable site but clearly a "transit" location for Calais bound tourists. All the locations were grass and the reception apologised for ...
... finally to visit a Commonwealth cemetery, which was immaculate.
Leaving Ypres, we headed to the south to a restored trench system known as "Bayernwald". After racing to the local village to get tickets before closing we entered the site, and had a wander inside them to get a feel for how soldiers had to spend their time, including seeing some of the dugouts where soldiers would have slept.
... is reached by a single long flight of 220 narrow steps. The Health and Safety Exec would not like it. Neither did I much but there was a good view from the top and panorama indicators told one where each body of troops were at the start of the battle and who went where. Apparently Napoleon, on defeat, did not hang about but fled to La Rochelle before being captured and taken to St Helena. We, on the other hand ...
Having not done an awful lot since my Round The World Trip other than Graduating, I went with some of my uni friends to Lille in France for a day trip to see the Christmas Markets.
It was a really long day, getting up at 3:45am to drive to Chingford, and not arriving back home until 1:20am the next morning...but it was a lot of fun! Great to spend some time ...