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VISIT: Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebières, Albert

This post on Notre Dame de Brebières in Albert is part of a series on the Great War sites of France and Belgium.    I have a confession: I’m not a traveller who suffers from Church Fatigue. I know that on trips to Germany or Italy, for example, many travellers have reported that the urgeContinue Reading “VISIT: Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebières, Albert”

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VISIT: V&A Dundee – Dundee’s NEW Museum of Design

V&A Dundee is a veritable feast for those who love Scotland, design – and triangles. My City The V&A Dundee is an exciting new addition to a city that I have called home for just a couple of years. My mother is Dundonian, so from my earliest years, I spent a fair amount of timeContinue Reading “VISIT: V&A Dundee – Dundee’s NEW Museum of Design”

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VISIT: Lochnagar Crater (Grand Mine)

This post on the Lochnagar Crater is part of a series on the Great War sites at the Western Front. Pin images to bookmark!    Lochnagar Crater, 1 July 1916 Lochnagar Crater exploded into being at 7.28 a.m. on the 1st of July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. We remember that dayContinue Reading “VISIT: Lochnagar Crater (Grand Mine)”

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VISIT: Arras City Centre, Arras Memorial and Cemetery

  Arras City Centre The beautiful mediaeval town of Arras has not one but two gorgeous, Flemish-style central squares. It has the traditional cloth hall and belfry in Place des Heros. If you’re feeling limber and sound of knee, you could always climb the belfry. Since I’m not made of knees, I declined. Just around theContinue Reading “VISIT: Arras City Centre, Arras Memorial and Cemetery”

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FREEBIE: Ultimate Travel Planning Package

The Ultimate Travel Planning Package? Have I got a gift for you! Well, yes I do. When you join the mailing list, you’ll receive a bumper pack of travel planning goodies. Here you can sign up and find the ultimate packing checklist and so much more to play with. For peace of mind, print andContinue Reading “FREEBIE: Ultimate Travel Planning Package”

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Spoilers! Looking Ahead…

Post series still to come on WanderingWounded.com: First World War Battlefields, including: Visiting the Western Front in France Visiting the Western Front in Belgium More than 30 site guides from the Great War battlefields of France and Belgium Travel and anxiety, including: How to plan to minimise anxiety How to cope on the road SuccessfulContinue Reading “Spoilers! Looking Ahead…”

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VISIT: Somme American Cemetery

The Somme American Cemetery lies close to Bony, near the Aisne. It is one of the largest collections of American burials in France. It has a memorial chapel and a monumental flagpole along with over 1800 burials, marked by white marble crosses and other religious symbols. In the chapel the names of the missing lineContinue Reading “VISIT: Somme American Cemetery”

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Welcome to WanderingWounded.com!

Welcome to WanderingWounded.com, a resource for independent travel! What’s it all about, Alfie? First of all, my name isn’t Alfie. I’m KB, and you can check out my bio on the right, or at the bottom of this post. My mother has also been roped into this project and is currently looking up the GenevaContinue Reading “Welcome to WanderingWounded.com!”