ManVanNoPlan Visits Watten, Ypres & Langemark
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ManVanNoPlan Visits Watten, Ypres & Langemark

ManVanNoPlan Visits Watten, Ypres & Langemark in the first blog of our 2022 Spring tour of Europe. Wednesday 2nd of March In the last Blog we had just landed at Calais and we headed for Watten a village only a 35 minute drive away so really handy as a first/last stop for the ferry/tunnel. We…

2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Chambord
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2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Chambord

2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – ChambordI have been forced into wheeling out the ‘you will travel in a land of marvels’ quotation from Jules Verne again as we have been fortunate enough to visit another marvel, Château Chambord in the Loire valley, not far from Blois. Chambord was built…

2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Carcassonne
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2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Carcassonne

2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – CarcassonneOn our six month trip last year we encountered two ‘marvels’ in all that time, Mont St Michel and the Alhambra Palace, but on this trip we have been to two in a week, the Palace of Versailles, and now Carcassonne, and this one…

2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Versailles
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2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Versailles

2019 – You will travel in a land of marvels – VersaillesRegular followers of this blog will know that once in a while on our travels we visit somewhere so special that it requires its own extended page and The Palace of Versailles is the third to warrant that honour after Mont St Michel in…

2017 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Mont St Michel
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2017 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Mont St Michel

2017 – You will travel in a land of marvels – Mont St MichelThe above quotation by Jules Verne could so easily have been coined to describe Mont St Michel in Normandy, the first true marvel of this 2017/2018 trip. No matter how many times you visit, and this is our fourth, you are bound…