Le 1815 Hotel
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After a calm crossing from Dover to Dunkirk we headed through France towards Lille and then Bruxelles so we could stop off at the Battlefield of Waterloo - Tony is an avid fan of Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe novels and so wanted to see the famously final battle site between Napoleon and Duke of Wellington (who I can't help but imagine did look like …
Forgot to mention on Saturday's blog - while having lunch with Jean-Philippe and family, we got a phone call on Veronica's mobile - by the time Veronica got it out of her bag it rang out - a missed call from our son Peter's girlfriend Rachel.
Veronica hit the return call button and got a French speaking man on the phone - she couldn't understand him, and after a few fumbling attempts to communicate she hung up.
A few moments later the mobile rang and Veronica answered and ...
Take a look at the photos on yesterday's blog - there are some more.
Well, another big day in Belgium!
After a lovely continental breakfast in our B&B, Jean-Philippe, Christine and Rebecca picked us up for a visit to Brugge, which is in the north of Belgium. The area is Flemish and people living there speak in Dutch - the south ...
Caught the train at 6.55am – under the Channel and then a stop at Calais where the Howes disembarked for their journey to Bayeux in Normandy.
Veronica and I travelled onto Brussels where we were met by our good friends Jean-Philippe, Christine and Rebecca Lebeau – they had a fantastic sign saying "Gary & Veronica Welcome", with the Belgium and Australian flags. It was good to see them after two and half years – we had met ...
We walked back to the Grand Place and then to the Central Station to take a hop on-hop off tour bus. That was nice because it stopped at all the main places and had audio commentary and it was at our leisure. We got off at the Atomium, a huge structure that is in the shape of an Iron molecule. It was built for a worlds fair in Brussels in the 50s. It was pretty cool & in a beautiful park. In the park is the royal palace and their greenhouses. I wish that ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Little gem of a place
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