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So today sees the start of our epic adventure. There was an early wake up call for all and we were on the road by 04.30!!!! We hit the road to Dover and encounter our first issue closures on the M20!!!! Heh ho A2 it is! Well we made it. France Belgium a bit of Luxembourg and back int Belgium for our first night away. We are staying in a lovely hotel, Hotel Le Nid d'Izel Gaume-Ardenne, rolls of the young doesn't it! The room is lovely it's a suite with ...
... It's the first time but I stick up my thumb and before to long, I'm on my way. The language barrier is a problem. It's impossible to have a nice conversation but I manage to tell where I'm heading. They take me a couple of towns further and I start walking again. I'm constantly hitchhiking while I'm walking. At some point I get picked up by a guy who's going close to ...
... stations in northern France too.
They must hide them from the tourists. to protect national strategic assets, like fuel.
Low on fuel, in the pouring rain and anxiety is really rising. I'm standing dumbly next to the fuels pumps, under the awning, out of the rain, but still in the cold blowing wind.
I must have been a pathetic sight, as I stood there for about 5 minutes, wondering what to do.
By my rough calculations I was ...
Monday morning dawns clear and sunny, and we set off for Charlesville de Meziers.
Apart from some heavy traffic, on the outskirts of Lille, a completely uneventful drive.
The Aire at Charlesville de Meziers is full, so, we have to use the adjacent campsite (Camping Mount Olympus ).
We have time for a walk into town, and a beer, before the rain starts.
1st June 2013
Isi slept all night and woke with some "ping" this morning and made the tea. We then caught up with the blog writing and typing + photos. We have 7 days to catch up with publishing now we have W-Fi at last, unfortunately not on the boat.
The sun was shining and it was warm, so it was time for washing! Whilst Isi did that, John cycled to find the chandlers marked on our chart, even though the Capitaine ...