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Long day today. We were up early for breakfast - Josh had his first taste of an authentic croissant. Melt in your mouth. Let's just say he (we:)) could not stop at just one!! We were on the road by 8:30. Our first stop was to a Great War museum in Péronne. This museum presented 'their story' and presented their military artifacts in way that I have never ...
... along the way. Although we saw dozens of WW1 Cemeteries it would be just too depressing to stop at them all. So today after a brief stopover in Albert, a lovely little place on the Somme, we continued on to Thiepval, the French - British Memorial for the the Somme. There's some graves there but its main purpose is a memorial to the 75,000 souls whose remains have not been found. At the entrance ...
The past few days have been intriguing and beautiful. We have one night left staying in l'Albert. We have spent the last few days with the smash sight seeing, shopping and exploring the towns and war memorial sites all around la Somme country side. We have visited old German trenches and bunkers, some old new ...
... which just about everyone is familiar with these days. V-B is the Australian National Memorial site for the Western Front, where there's 779 Aussie graves. There's also a remembrance wall with 10,707 names of diggers who died but no trace was found. A very peaceful, inspiring and moving place to be. May God bless the soul of each and every one of these brave men and may they RIP. Today V-B was cold and wet as the rain started when we ...
... of the recession. We decided to boost their economy so we had a beer in one of the bars that surround the petit place, the smaller of two large Flemish style squares.
In Amiens we stayed at a bed and breakfast owned by a very vivacious French woman called Dominique. She spoke enough English and was very hospitable. We went into the town for dinner at Restaurant Le Quai which is located along the river Somme. We sat outside and enjoyed the ambience but not ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking