Holiday Inn Express Arras
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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I actually forgot until I went out to dinner tonight and saw all the cute kids dressed up. From what I was told, Halloween isn't a bit deal in France but from what I see, it sure seems to be a major holiday.
Today I was in Lille, France which no one has heard of and yet, it’s a giant city. Its center reminded me a lot of Ashland where it has great little shops, neat stone ...
... it, leaving the obvious motorway route, to plunge us through city centres. Even stranger when we ignore it and take the more obvious route, when it recalculates it estimates that our route is shorter and quicker. So if you have a Garmin don't trust it since the last update, there is something amiss.
Arriving Arras we went to one of the out of town supermarkets to stock up on French produce, local ...
... B&B once again served us very well in Arras. The apartment we stayed in was great; not the sort of place we would want to live in, but fantastic to stay in for a few days. We got to do our washing without it costing us literally hundreds of dollars (thank-you Moscow), and Simone got to cook this time as well. (I cooked in Berlin). With the three days of touring around Australia's sights on the Western Front complete we headed a little further south to the Normandy Coast, and the city of ...
... and we did so for the most part. There are always a few quirks with driving as directions, maps and reality do not always equate. So while we ended up on an unexpected back road, we did come across a bunker, a large chateau, and a pair of pheasants. We arrived at Beaumont-Hamel shortly after 9am and were probably among the earliest visitors that day, though by the time we left the parking lot was beginning to fill up and a bus trip filled with British ...
... all in! This is what we had been looking for in our Europe trip! We wanted to visit places steeped in culture, old squares, people sitting out having coffee in the sun, just a great European Buzz! We have arrived!
We wandered around the town, popping in and out of shops, being the snap happy tourists that we are! As we are travellers on a budget, we don’t linger all the delicious food stores are too tempting and ...