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... checked in, and rested a few minutes.
Then we went out to enjoy the Christmas market. This market had several tableau, including a penguin architect learning how to build an igloo, and a Village de Pere Noel (dubbed a "Selfie Zone"). Paul had a tasty crepe-like meal with mushrooms and cheese, then we shared a massive beignet, filled with Nutella. Nummers. Then back to the hotel to relax and ...
... the World's Best Sommelier) and indeed his selection is excellent, a fresh and fruity Beaujolais that goes with any meal, goes even better when drunk in a motorhome, on holiday and in France in the Somme by one of the biggest beaches I have seen. So a great Beaujolais, a great aire and a superb beach before we head to Calais to see the vet again for ...
Ended up here agin after inspecting two other aires, both OK but a bit dirty underfoot and one had to pay. Le Hourdel is free and this time we managed to park on the edge of the beach with clear views across Le Baie du Somme. Excellent walks and this morning lucky to observe a couple of seals swimming in close with the high tide, absolutely brilliant nothing like seeing seals in the wild. No photos as they move too quickly for our ...
... 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 ...
... along a magnificent back road and you come over a hill and there in front of you is a war cemetery with thousands of head stones of the dead. These villages are generally only five kilometres apart and with so many war cemeteries along the Poppy trail the magnitude of the death and destruction of WW1 hits home.
Anyone with an interest in Australian history should make a point of visiting Amiens and the surrounding areas in order to pay respect to those who went before ...
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