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Travel Blogs from Tournai
... destination tonight is Lille, France which is just over the border from Belgium and in the middle of the Somme where heavy fighting in WW1 cost hundreds of thousands of Australian lives.
On the way to Lille we stopped of in Antwerp in Belgium where we relived some great memories of our last visit here in 2010. On that visit we were befriended by a true gentleman who Kate and ...
... 8217;s Grt, grt, grt Uncle William had been a stretcher bearer in the NZ regiment that saved the town. We walked around and found the memorial to the NZers who had distracted the Germans by creating lots of smoke and they launched a surprise attack by climbing up a ladder they constructed to get them up the wall. It was a hot day and everyone was tired.
We spent the afternoon in a big shopping mall buying some new clothes!
... well the cargo anyway, it really wasn’t that dramatic, but did hold us up for an hour) we arrived in Tournai, able to lay claim to having been in three countries in one day – a first for both of us and a kind of cool for our first proper road trip with Larz.
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Becs and Jase
... and wondered who owned these mansions too. One even had its own helicopter on the lawn, which we had seen flying over before in the distance, but had not noticed it landing,
We stopped at Sint-Martens-Laten for a 30 minute short break and John had a quick walk round the village. He found the pub, but daren’t go in as they were wearing shirts and ties and posh dresses and imagined the beer prices might match the prices of ...
... gap and just as we were about full, the big barge started his engines! We were moored very close to his bow and so we quickly stopped our water and made a hasty departure just as he was starting his bow thrusters to get out. Phew!
We went through Tournai which was really pretty and where we were expecting a lifting bridge because the height was 0 in our new book. What it turned out to be was a one way system operating on the narrower part of the canal ...