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... we had a huge choice of Aires in France.
Our trip also brought home to us just what a beautiful and diverse country France is. We always find somewhere new to explore.
The young couple we met in Autun summed up our philosophy exactly, when they asked' do you know where you're going - or do you make it up as you go along?' You know what our answer ...
... as we got between 2 buildings an extra strong gust almost blew us over. In fact a small child walking with his parents was knocked off his feet!!
We got back to the MH for afternoon tea just in time as it started to rain heavily. It rained on and off all night, with the wind blowing a real hooley, even making the MH ...
It rained heavily overnight but the wind was not too bad. We wanted to keep our waiting time in the port to a minimum. But we still needed to leave by 9. There were still 55km to go and that should take less than an hour provided there are no traffic delays. There were queues at the passport control and we waited...... Then onto DSDF checking and a lovely fellow who came and scanned Millie. All ...
... is the beautiful municipal building, so we stroll over to take a closer look. The clock tower is spectacular and around the building are well maintained gardens. Close by there is a park and outside this are obligatory sculptures. With our impressive but all too brief cultural tour over, it is now beer o'clock. We give a dodgy looking bar a wide berth and head for "Bar Nondescript". On entering we are discouraged from sitting at the bar ...
We left the Campanile Hotel in Lens after a pretty poor stay, from the poor customer service to the two little kids who kept running up and down the balcony until late at night. They might have been little but they sounded like a heard of buffalo stampeding above us.
According to the sat nav, it was a 60 mile ride to Adinkerke for some supplies and Tina's addiction to chocolate.
We left around 10:30 and soon joined the toll ...