Trenches, Fortifications & Bones of Dead Soldiers - Discovering the horrors of WW1 December 28th 2009 The girls were studying WW1 in school and Kee was really fascinated that she was going to see the trenches and forts that were used in the war. Excitement was replaced by sadness as we relived the horrors of the war. The fortifications were impressive, but we could only see the parts of them that were above the ground - and for me that was not enough. I wanted to go inside, but Ben said it was no ... read more
Europe » France » Lorraine » Verdun Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
I love travelling and I love chocolate and I believe that if either of these are not possible, then life is not worth living!! I used to jet set when I was younger, do organized tours whilst staying in impersonal hotels, then I found this amazing website called "Couchsurfing" and it has just changed my life and I love it!!
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