Month September 2014


Near the northern end of the western front lies Vimy. The preserved Canadian and German trenches show how close the forward lines were.  The Monument, located at the top of the ridge overlooking the village, is on the battleground with…


We visited the Ossuiare de Douaumont and then Fort Douaumont and Fort de Vaux. These two forts were part of a larger set of fortifications protecting Verdun during the first war. Both were captured by the Germans. Unlike fortresses of…


Today’s tour of Strasbourg started with a short walk to Petit France, followed by a bistro stop then a boat tour around the island.