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... Flying Corps, witnessed the explosion of the mine from his aircraft high above La Boisselle and is quoted as saying: "The whole earth heaved and flared, a tremendous and magnificent column rose up into the sky. There was an ear splitting roar, drowning all the guns, flinging the machine sideways in the repercussing air. The earth column rose higher and higher to almost 4000 feet." The explosion created a crater 300 feet across and 70 feet deep. 6380 officers ...
... me pocket to add to the collection. I headed back into town.....wandered about and found me a pub ordered a local beer.....and a chocolate crepe OMG Good to both. Digging crepes....but beer and crepes...probably not the best combo...ah welll.....sat there for a while people watching....chatted with the folks next to me for a bit and decided time to hit Amiens so off I went. The trip there was quick....at 150 again...you can get to places fast if you want to that is for ...
... perused the patisseries and the dress shops - temptations hard to resist. we will be sorry to leave tomorrow as it is a city that is of a human scale - easy to walk around and enjoy and experience. As I write this blog tonight we are sitting in our 6th floor hotel room looking west towards the setting sun. that in special as we have had some wet and windy weather from Scotland, through Holland into Belgium and now into France - but today the weather turned warm and we should ...
Up for another lovely breakfast at hotel and pick up for tour at 9.30am. Another couple with a today. I think a mum and daughter - Diane and Lara. Think they were from NSW. Not a very talkative pair. After a shortish drive we arrived at Hamel. This memorial are is for Newfoundland soldiers. Newfoundland sent 768 soldiers and only 68 survived. Just about a whole population decimated for generations to come. Lovely statue of a caribou. This area also ...
... to drive on the other side of the road. Makes you really think about! We were going to drive along the coast to Boulogne, but the weather wasn't very nice so we decided to head down near Paris instead. We drove through lots of cute little French country towns, where the houses all had matching terracotta roofs. We drove past fields of the beautiful yellow flowers we'd seen in England, later finding out that ...
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