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No.fifty6 is situated 1.5 hours drive from Calais and 40 minutes from Lille, which has direct train connections to St Pancras International and Albert. If you are on a road trip, simply put your location into Google Maps on the right to plan your route. 

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"I will forever be grateful for what I have experienced and think that every young Australian should do the same, even if it’s just once in their lifetime."

- James Perrett

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No.56 bed and breakfast

56 Route De Bapaume
La Boisselle
80300, France

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30th April 2022

Sweet April….with gentle breezes and warm spring sunshine, blue sky days, sunsets and farmers busy in the fields, April is a sweet moth. Perfect for exploring and so many guests have benefitted from the glorious weather that has extended through all of the month. With just an odd day of rain, it really is a warm, sunny Spring on The Somme. We have been kept very busy with all sorts of things including having so many lovely guests back to stay.

The landscape is changing its winter coat to softer hues of green, and gold. Colza/rape/canola (depending on where you are from)  covers the fields in its golden hue. From our window, under the Somme blue sky we reflect on Ukraine as the colours mirror the Ukrainian flag. Poignant that our now peaceful fields, that saw so much destruction, hold a mirror to current conflicts and man’s inhumanity to man. All that normal folk want to do is live in peace, but certain puppet-masters pull the strings of War. Thomas Hardy writes so well in his poem “The Man He Killed”  about how our enemy – the men in opposing armies -  are just like us.

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@fossemidge @ride4kingsmen Haha yes it’s often like that but today dry and dusty

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