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If you want to go camping, good news!!! There's a place, at 4km from the city center with a man made lake, cafeteria, games, barbecue, pedal boats and swimming pool with water slide, called Camping de l'Orient** (Rue Jean Baptiste Moens 8, 7500 TOURNAI). For more information and reservations, please call on this number : +32 (0) 69 22 26 35.
Where to eat?
There are plenty ...
Everyone looked horrible this morning haha. I didn't feel too bad since I came back a bit early but getting on the bus at 7am was a mission for all. We had a huge day of travelling ahead doing 4 countries and finishing in London that night. Our first stop was in bruge in Belgium. This is where we stopped for lunch and it was a cool little city. Apparently this is where French fries where actually first created, not sure if that's completely true ...
28th May 2012
After usual tea, John hosed down the decks as there is so much dust from them cleaning the beautiful towers on the bridge near us. We then had breakfast and then John used shampoo to give the decks a good clean. They look greatly improved, but disappointing as the deck paint we put on last year has been a bad buy and is very marked in places, so will need doing again this winter/spring. It is amazing how ...
24th May 2012
Got up and did washing after breakfast using the washing machine to spin. We did this as a team, Isi washing and John rinsing outside using the hose pipe and bucket. We then managed to find the right connectors that will allow us to use the washing machine for a wash if we are near water and electric again, until such time as it is plumbed in. We then went for a walk round Kortrijk ...
... mark our place; and in the sky
The larks still bravely singing fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.
Take up our quarrel with the foe;
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders ...