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Spent most of the day alternately irritating and amusing Sue with passages from Stephen Clark's '1000 years of annoying the French'. Went a little early to Bailleul for the Brasserie Tour & meal that we had booked for 7pm and took the opportunity to visit the quite large cemetery in Bailleul...

permalink written by  rickandsuejohnson on August 13, 2011 from Bailleul, France
from the travel blog: Paying our respects



Keeping local

After the excitement of yesterday, we decided to have a day local so that we were really fresh for what could be a long day tomorrow. First stop was at the top of the campsite, just outside which and laid back 10 metres or so is a monument to the 34th Division with its winged angel of victory. ...

permalink written by  rickandsuejohnson on August 8, 2011 from Bailleul, France
from the travel blog: Paying our respects



The view from here

Leisurely start to the day, then put up the awning and had a bite of lunch before setting out out explore the local town, Bailleul. We found a medium sized Intermarche for our shopping and then parked in the main square to have a look around. It was striking how many of the local buildings had...

permalink written by  rickandsuejohnson on August 5, 2011 from Bailleul, France
from the travel blog: Paying our respects



Farewell Angleterre

Why is it that the UK manages to screw up its road maintenance so badly? We have travelled 24 years in France without significant problems due to roadworks. The only times we have been held up significantly are because of a bad accident. The French appear to prefer rolling roadworks which...

permalink written by  rickandsuejohnson on August 4, 2011 from Bailleul, France
from the travel blog: Paying our respects



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