Balladins Calais Universite
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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So here we are at the at the Ferry Terminal waiting to head back to the UK. It was quite an interesting morning just getting here.
We left with plenty of time to spare as is one particular husbands habit, to be hours early and were cruising along the motorway when everything came to a screaming halt. Trucks as far as the eye can see and cars. Thinking this was the checkpoint for the terminals we were ...
... the Stellplatz was shut, so we drove around till we found an Industrial area where we camped on the street.
Our next overnight stop was in Milan where it was still bitterly cold and very grey. But we spent a day walking around in Milan – I must just add that by this time, Nick is getting very close to the limit for Cathedrals! Yes, that means that we visit the Cathedral in Milan, as well as walked through the streets till we found La Scala which ...
... a French Slob security guard to order a taxi. Time was ticking by. There were a few young German back packers also waiting and I asked if they'd booked a Taxi, Yah, they had and that they too were heading to Paris on the TGV....just then two taxis came in together. It was 6.50pm, the TGV would leave in 10 minutes. We quickly told the driver where to go and to do so swiftly, saying we had to get to Frethuan within 9 minutes. Our brave French taxi driver totally got into ...
Totally misjudged the pack down time, resulting in a mad scramble for the port. Got up in time but lost track. Made it though, straight on the boat. Hank had a monster breakfast, I had croissants (bit queasy) Ben had mouthfuls of everyone else's and grapes, Bells had a good go at a bowl of crunchy nut cornflakes. Arrived in France about 9 and currently on route to Le Mans. Quite a few wee stops and a bit of a longer/stretch legs/play stop. Just had a gorgeous jambon/emmental baguette. ...
... them. They would be nice for the flat when we got home!
The campsite we had booked was essentially a stop over before catching the Eurostar, so we'd gone for a fairly cheap one - and the facilities on offer highlighted that. It was very basic and really just a field on top of a hill with a toilet/shower block at the bottom. The owner was really friendly though and Tan got to use her French a bit more.
It was ...