Chateau des Monthairons
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... of each other after their recent history. The cities of Metz and Nancy have gone back and forth under France and German alliance several times in the past century, and both were only just re-returned to France after WWII (listen to me!- sounding like someone who actually has an understanding of history!!!) Anyway, the fort tour was a bit dull and long ( 2 1/2 hours!!!), and in French, but it was an interesting, authentic experience. Ask the boys- they loved it! ...
... He tells me I can put up my tent anywhere and charges me ten euro. I pretend that I didn't understand him and give him six euro. No he says, it's ten euro. Again, I pretend that I don't understand and he leaves it at that. It's not a bad campsite I guess, but at this moment it's more like a construction sight and it takes forever to get warm water in the shower. Well, I've got a place to sleep ...
... its still lovely to be on the open road after planning and researching the trip for a whole year.
We have treated ourselves to a cheeky bottle of local rosé tonight so I'm going to sign off and give the wine some attention.
1. Folkestone - 75 miles
2. Bruay-le-Buissiere - 70
3. St. Quentin - 62
4. Val-de-Vesle - 76
5. Ligny-en-Barrois ...
... We now think that it must have lifted the flag out of its holder. Another thing to put on our shopping list!
It was now very hot and in the 90's, so we were both quite hot, sticky and tired. We both had showers to cool down and feel refreshed, but it was not long before we felt like another one! John had a nap and Isi did the washing and started another book.
Later John found the Capitainerie was open ...
Thursday, and it is still pouring with rain!
One of our diversions under these conditions, a drink in a cafe, is ruled out, because the cafe is closed, ...