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

      ... the site are off limits due to unexploded ordnance, so grazing sheep are used to keep the grass down.










      Guedecourt, Masnieres and Monchy-le-Preux for the Newfoundlander's caribou. The bronze caribou, all identical, always face the direction of the battle. Each in its own well maintained plot, two with adjacent fields, one in the middle of town.








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      Lyn's soldiers

      A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 17, 2014

      4 photos

      ... among the graves.

      Dernacourt, Jeancourt, Grevilles. Each cemetery has its own register, for those buried and those whose names are inscribed on the memorial. We recorded our visit and the soldier searched for on Lyn's behalf. Initially I was doing a friend a favour and out of curiosity, but it soon became personal to locate each and every one.



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      Arras

      A travel blog entry by marywarner on Oct 09, 2014

      1 photo

      The sun came out and we found a nice campsite within cycling distance of the small town of Peronne beside the river Somme river. We visited the Canadian war memorial and the WW1 battlefield where you could walk in the original trenches from the war. It was a very moving ...

      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

      ... of soldiers from the Regiments. It seemed odd to think that we were all strangers and yet the chances were that not only did our relatives know each other but were most probably friends as they had all trained together for almost 18 months before coming to France. It’s sad to think that many of them died together there as well.

      The Mayor and the local historian told us that they are planning a big event for next year which ...