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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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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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VISIT: Lichfield Crater Cemetery

Lichfield Crater Cemetery is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery. As such, even though it is small, the site is beautifully tended with a pristine lawn. It was an ad hoc burial site during the war, with the number of burials sufficient to ensure that they were left in situ and the crater became anContinue Reading “VISIT: Lichfield Crater 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!”