Arrive in Arras after travelling for 36 hours from NZ having gone by plane, train, Eurostar and car. Needed a lie down. Very cold.
Arrive at our home for the next 10 days which was a Catholic Monastery some of which was constructed in 1600. Simple,cheap and clean and warm, welcoming and good people.
Arrive late on Wednesday. Adjust, meet and greet on Thursday and Friday. Visit the magnificent Cathedral in Reims dating back to 400AD on Saturday. Start building the Poppy on Sunday.
Try to sleep despite annoying jetlag