Hostellerie des Trois Poissons
Travel Blogs from Gisors
A dull drizzly day, with a strong wind still blowing. At least we're on the Tunnel - not a good day to be on a ferry!
We got to the Tunnel nice and early as usual, and as usual they put us on the 10.50am instead of the 12.20 - part of our cunning plan.
The weather in Calais was much the ...
... was respected.
Jens Voigt's farewell
Chavanel (IAM Cycling) was the first attacker as the race really
started on the Champs-Elysées. Jens Voigt (Trek) was the next one and it
look like a lap of honour for the soon-to-be retired rider at the age
of 43. The German veteran won ...
Day 10 Tuesday
7:45am wake up and head to the hotel
8:30am breakfast at the hotel with some of the conference participants
9:00am Walk to avenue dumain eglise baptiste church for morning service
9:30am service with all prayer conference Participants
Includes praise and worship together and learning one French song
During the time at the church, there are different speakers that are brought in to speak ...
... the biggest lettuce I have ever seen. They can be bought all over France all year round for about a Euro a piece – why can we not buy them in the UK except an inferior version in the summer months? The food here is so much more expensive than in the UK, but the French eat well. They just seem to drink less alcohol and eat less quantity of food. They don't necessarily eat less fat, as you will know if you've had any of their buttery croissants, but it all just seems ...
I left the hotel after breakfast and drove 15 km north to Crécy (en Ponthieu) the site of the battle of 1346 that bears that name. An observation tower has been constructed just outside the town on the site of the windmill at the top of the hill from where the King Edward III of England directed his army in a defensive position. He had come to France with his army to press his claim to the French throne. The King of France, refused his claim of course, and marched to meet ...