In this podcast I interview the tourism director for this exciting region of France that is famous for its culinary honours, in addition to it being the perfect place to work off those exceptional meals on walking and hiking trails.
In this episode my interviewees talk about August 9, 1017, the day Canada became a nation, the Wellington Tunnels where 24,000 Brit soldiers hid during the war to surprise the Germans, and other sites and experiences in a unique destination of France.
I travel to Holland and Germany interviewing Dutch people at the Holten Canadian Cemetery where he is buried. Then I go to Sogel Germany and am able to find the spot where he was killed in action, and where he was first buried before repatriation to Holten. An emotional but amazing experience. Interviews with many people illuminate a tremendous story of our soldiers, and the Holland people.
An overview of where I am in France right now as I tour the remembrance sites of Europe…And a little about Thistle golf, not that one, the one in Myrtle Beach.
It seemed if it could go wrong it did, but I was determined to stick it out until I got to my end destination because that’s why I have come several thousands of Kilometres.
As you read this I am landing in Paris on my way to World War I, Western Front sites. I interview Eduord Roose of France on Vimy centenary. Also Dr. Pierre on Haiti, and lots of travel news including what causes air rage.
The beauty of the Amalfi coast is almost unparalleled. No matter where you are the height and the natural beauty blended with homes and people make it an incredible journey.
Going from Rome into Tuscany and the regions around it makes for an exceptional journey. Get an overview here on one great trip.
Airports have become destinations unto themselves, and Gatwick’s Airport near London is one that has really done so in a very effective manner.