Day 15 - Touring Day

What a day - today we were dealt a very humbling expierance visiting very many war sights.  It made us thankful for what we have today and appreciative to those who sacrificed their lives so we could live the way we do today.

Our first stop was  Prozieres.

 Memorial at Proziers

Memorial at Proziers

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Our next stop was Beaumont  

We were able to walk through the trenches of the War. - (video was uploaded via Facebook yesterday)

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 Next we moved to the "big hole in the ground"  - Lochnagar

Next we moved to the "big hole in the ground"  - Lochnagar

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We then moved towards the Villers-Bretenneux and Adelaide cemetery  

 

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 The grave of the unknown Soldier. 

The grave of the unknown Soldier. 

we then made our way by bus to our Hotel in Paris for 3 days, where we got out to see some sights.  

 

 Girls in front of the Arc

Girls in front of the Arc

 Girls cramming into the train - packed in like sardines

Girls cramming into the train - packed in like sardines

We walked to the top of the Arc de Triomphe - I think the coaches lost a lung (Coll and Margy mainly)  although they said only 284 stairs (spiral staircase) it felt like a few thousand. 😀😀 - on the plus side we all have killer calves

 Girls at the top of the Arc

Girls at the top of the Arc

 Memorial at the Arc

Memorial at the Arc