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... 12 miles per litre on fuel, and I have a 19 litre tank. That makes my range about 220 miles as a conservative estimate.
My speedo says I have travelled 190 miles since Calais/dover where I filled up before boarding, and I saw a sign just before the fuel station with my destination, Charleville-Mezieres - 37.
I'm certain that I don't have enough fuel to get there and the petrol pump hates me for speaking English.
At this point ...
... been to before, but still got to learn some new stuff courtesy of Rob who is a part time tour guide in Paris when he's not translating.
Dinner in Montmartre and a few too many ales at a punky bar called that took music requests.
Headed off after lunch the next day ignoring the boys' suggestions to buy a Sat Nav. Drew a line with my finger from Paris to Denmark and worked out the roads that would keep as close to this ...
... people. Same for the
Dutch. Just goes to show, we shouldn't paint everyone with the same brush.
Back in the car to see if we could find some caves that Melinda wanted to see. We headed for Hans-Lesse in Belgium, where there were supposed to be some good ones. When we arrived there, we found out that a million other people had the same idea! There were school kids everywhere, and long bus like carriers to take ...
... Decided to. Rave the crowds, and walk up to Sacre Coeur Cathedral. We couldn't go to mass, as it was too late, but we could go for a visit. Beautiful church which sits up high on the hill overlooking all below. There were thousands of steps, and people to go through and it was a hot day, but we managed it. It's a shame that along the steps there are very bad smells of urine which on a hot day are oppressive. Lots of beggars lined the steps too, which makes me sad. Everyone says ...
... the number are European routes and generally toll-roads. And, I found out later, if you do find yourself on a toll road in France, it's generally cheaper to stay on it for a while because the charges are designed to prevent people using it to go ONE JUNCTION!
Arriving at Bart and Chrissies beautiful hotel nestled in the Ardennes unannounced, we received an extremely warm welcome. It was not the plan to be in Belgium so soon in the summer, but we sure were happy to be ...