Cocked Hat

Rugby Rd, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, CV3 2AX, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Coventry

A Sense of Perspective

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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... dysentery, living accommodation was literally awash with excrement and thousands were dying every day. So many, that the camp authorities could no longer deal with the bodies, and hence the ghastly piles of corpses dumped everywhere.
Yet this was not the result of a carefully managed regime of cruelty, such as at Auschwitz, but rather due to the collapse of a system and a regime that ...

Dull stuff and a jolly thing

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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A slightly frustrating day wrestling with various types of technology, card payments, faulty numbers, overlong passwords, payments not working, websites not working and much else besides. All in a day's work in the modern world...
On a brighter note, Wills took Red to Raddlebarn School. The children had great fun playing with everything and a good time was had by all. They will follow Red's progress on a companion blog called whereisredtoday. ...

Preparations of different types

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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... of visitors, eavedropping on the guides telling their stories. We also meet various locals, both young and old who talk about living in such a notorious place. The wife of a former SS guard was unapologetic, claiming that the camp commandant was just a bit of a bully. And the one time Hitler Youth still had a gleam in his eye when recollecting the old days.
But for the main part, we just heard a collection of grim and graphic tales, that sadly are far ...

Planning my trip

A travel blog entry by willoworld

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... and prevent nervous breakdown) and sorting mundane stuff like bank cards, etc. All being well, I will be jetting off from London at the end of this month. My last day at work will be Friday 25th April and then it will be a manic few days packing and buying last-minute things like shampoo and marmite (they might not have marmite in Canada). ...

Being sent to Coventry

A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi

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... was a dish of halved hard-boiled eggs – not because I have a problem with hard-boiled eggs, but there was so much else more interesting on offer. However, the very young man presiding at the bar said earnestly to us as we stood there dithering, “how do you like your eggs? Are these ones too yellow? Too orange?” At first we both thought it was a sort of customer-satisfaction survey, so serious was he about his question and our responses. Anne asked if ...

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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good