On the upper level of Le Tréport, we noticed these stairs. They looked out of place, surrounded by a stunning vista but seemingly going nowhere.
It turns out that they were once part of Hotel Trianon, a grand hotel turned WW1 British Military Hospital. Later, during WW11 the German forces bombed the site. All that was left are the stairs we see today.
Here are some photos I took of display boards, to help imagine how the site looked decades ago.
It’s Remembrance Day here in Canada and I thought I’d share with you a story that I learned while visiting Normandy, France.
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Another trip to Paris means another delicious falafel lunch. I’m nothing if not predictable. As I always do, I headed for l’as du Fallafel and waited
patiently in line for my order.
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Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre, one of the most horrific atrocities I’ve ever heard of.
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