But news seemed to indicate things were getting back to normal by the time we travelled. However evidence of the storm was still to be seen, as these images show!!
Luckily for us the snow was not an issue, but had we gone a week earlier.......
Above: Mill Road, Thiepval. Last two images shows the road finally being opened.
Above: Top image - Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery
Middle - one of the Redan Ridge cemeteries
Bottom - Thistle Dump Cemetery