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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 ...
... thought were probably the same. So we went on a little walk up the hill, and sat down for twenty minutes looking at the view. It was very pleasant to be in the quiet and just resting.
When Michael and Melinda came back, we decided to make our way back to Rotterdam. Lots of washing to do! And Michael would like to work on the car with Bruno.
Arrived back at about eight, and had a light dinner of salad, before hitting the ...
... off we went out of Paris. Once again, Michael did a good job and soon we were on the highway heading for the Ardennes. Still hadn't booked a place, which we weren't too happy about. Michael was trying to please everyone. The drive was lovely through hills and wide open spaces. We took a detour through a tourist drive and looked for signs which might indicate a cabin or b & b but no such luck. Finally arrived in Charleville-Mezieres and first motel we stopped in was closed. It had the ...
... 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 ...