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... me how the walls and some ceilings were painted. Some had been whitewashed over many many years ago, but after that was carefully cleaned off can now be seen again. They were so good, but the artists are not known. Hungry now and nearly lunchtime we walked to the new town for a change. We came across a pretty pink restaurant, L'Acidulé, and I just had to go in. We were the only customers at first, soon it ...
... lined the country road, one after the other and then there was our monstrosity cube house plopped in the middle. Backing up to vineyards, it just looked out of place. I am sure even the people of (insert choice of State here) would be appalled at the eyesore on the landscape.
Anyway, the guy we rented it from, designed and built it amidst a divorce (and likely a massive mid-life crisis <—says me who sold everything and started traveling). The house ...
... a group decision to go off piste and leave going to Amsterdam till a rain free day - we headed East to hopefully avoid getting wet and set Truckman to take us to Dusseldorf. After all with no electrics Amy's hair straighteners would not work!
Daily Trip - 164 miles
Total Trip - 164 miles
Overnight MH Parking - ...
... soldiers who had no known grave from the action between April 9 & 12, 1917. In front of its soaring columns is a sculpture of a young grieving woman looking out over the countryside. It is said to depict the young nation of Canada mourning her dead. There were also a few cemeteries in the grounds.
Then we went on to Zivy Crater where 48 men were buried as a result of a blast there. Their bodies have never been recovered, just their names ...
... anyway and I'm sticking to it. Half hour journey turned into at least an hour. We then drove around St Omer for another good twenty minutes looking for our hotel.
Eventually found the place and have to say that the standard of the cars which have arrived so far is pretty mixed, with some very good ones and some who don't seem to have been ***** bothering at all.
Off for a beer or three and some nosh, updates and maybe some photos later.
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