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Batterie de Leffrinckoucke

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Drancy

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Monument Armistice

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Le Camp de Royallieu

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Calais Townhall

The belfry is a UNESCO site. It really is impressive.

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Parc Saint-Pierre

The bunker in Calais’s Parc Saint-Pierre is quite a bit more visible than the complex on Acacialaan in Antwerp. I was lucky enough to get to the Acacialaan museum the one weekend in the month it is open. Here the … Continue reading

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Forteresse de Mimoyecques

Closed for the winter. I will obviously have to come back to Calais next year.

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Batterie Todt

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La Coupole

Why yes, that is an astronaut with La Coupole reflected in his visor. Because … France? My visit already seemed pretty surreal, but this was just the start. The plaque announces that the height of a Saturn V is marked in stages on … Continue reading

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