Of the 100, 000 troops who landed, 30,000 never came home. The town still honours those who tried to liberate them.and end the war.
Arnem bridge over the Rhine. the vital crossing , a bridge too far
The memorial to those who tried to end the war
From Arnhem we head South and join the Mass river which would take us through Belgium and back to France
A dramatic landscape through Belgium, where the Mass becomes the Meuse
At the summit the waterway becomes a canal with tunnels often cut through the hills
A grebe with her chick on her back
As I write we are back in French waters heading for Nancy, and then down the Vosges canal to our winter base in Corre at the head of the Soane river