Volubilis

Address: Boulevard Vauban, Douai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59500, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Boulevard Vauban, Douai, is near Centre Historique Minier and Le Terroir.
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      Travel Blogs from Douai

      Vimy Ridge and the remaining Caribou

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 18, 2014

      9 photos

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      No matter where you drive, you always see wind turbines. Sometimes a few, sometimes fields or rows of them. As we drive towards these scattered locations, notice the fields have drying corn, others sprouts of green or some obscure green crop. Piled ready for collection are gigantic heaps of sugar beet and potatoes, enormous haystacks, even though there's limited livestock seen, and farmers busy ploughing, cutting, gathering.

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      Lyn's soldiers

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 17, 2014

      4 photos

      A desperately needed haircut. The hairdresser didn't speak any english, so pantomime and pointing saved the day. Attended on the spot plus she resisted giving me a brush cut that other hairdressers have found necessary, so left with a smile.

      Have a list of names and locations for Lyn's soldiers, so zig-zagging across the countryside to find them. Everywhere you go ...

      Le Quesnoy was of family significance

      A travel blog entry by tatedavis5 on Jul 03, 2014

      12 photos

      We were given the most amazing French breakfast of delicious yoghurts, fresh fruit, croissants and chocolate pastries, cake, baguettes and serval home made jams.


      We went to Le Quesnoy because of a children’s book of this title written by NZer Glynn Harper about 3 years ago. Will’ s class at the time reenacted the story of the small French town saved by a NZ regiment from the Germans in WW!. Dring this time we discovered ...

      Vimy Ridge

      A travel blog entry by onourway on Aug 29, 2013

      2 comments, 8 photos

      ... tunnels, which were dark, dank and often flooded. But they were considered high-class accommodations compared to life in the trench. The network of tunnels through the chalk ground was dug by professional miners turned soldiers. The chalk that was unearthed was buried elsewhere at night to avoid detection by the enemy. These tunnels have also been augmented to accommodate visitors, but our guide, Jeremy, did a wonderful job of pointing out what was ...

      Commemoration Day

      A travel blog entry by lynnkonieczko on Jun 29, 2013

      9 photos

      ... was nice to see. Floral tributes were laid on the memorial from all the groups and a lone bugler played the Last Post and Reveille. Although it was a simple ceremony I found it quite moving and when the official part had finished I laid three roses in memory of Ernest and Bertram and one for mum.

      After following the band back to the village, there was a short reception at the Mairie where we met John Baines family and ...