Have you seen the Poppies - above your head?

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  1. KeithChesterfield

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    I was looking through some recent videos of France and noticed the 'ceiling' over the Toll booths ( 50.135016, 1.811536) between the A29 and the A16 on the Somme.

    As you can see it's covered in vivid coloured poppies and I wondered if anyone else had noticed this poignant reminder of the Somme battles.

    Toll Poppy.jpg
     
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    Amazing well spotted.
     
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    Respect :).
     
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    We missed it as we travelled in the dark through that toll some weeks ago.
    I'll take a look next week when we travel through again, this time in daylight.
    What a lovely gesture though
     
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    The colours are more pronounced and vivid than on my picture.


    Beautiful on a sunny day.

    :france::france::france::france:

     
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    Isn't the French version of the Brit Poppy a blue Cornflower?
     
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    Wow, how fantastic and respectful
     
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