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... our seats being very impressed by the train itself, much better than V-Line trains! The whistle to depart blew and nothing happened. We sat for about 5 minute then an announcement was made in French (of course) which meant we had no idea what was going on! Luckily the people in front of us were Americans and they were also going to Giverny. The couple facing them were French but spoke English so they translated and we eavesdropped. It turned out one of ...
... Needless to say, despite the GPS and my inadequately small maps, we found ourselves heading out of Rouen towards the west again. Correcting that took us a long time, and then the most direct route south went through so many small towns we barely got over 50km/h. A trip of 140km that should have taken 2 hours took us 3! And Giverny was busy with tourists, lots of Asians for the first time, and Americans. They clogged vantage points to take silly selfies, lolled on ...
... had to get his bike to show us the way. Pitch was fine, grassy area surrounded by hedges no other mhs in site and a lovely view of the toilet block - it was, however a very cute one!
Our first problem came at bedtime! We couldn't remember how to lock Bronwyn without setting the alarm. After trying all combinations we finally decided that we would have to leave them unlocked and as neither of us fancied sitting up all night and keeping watch we took ...
... is truly
spectacular. The gorgeous flowers were all out and I could really see where he
got his inspiration. Craig and Terry have been really enjoying their cycling in
the alps. Tonight Germany beat France in the soccer, which is clearly a
disappointment round here. Couldn’t get a drink anywhere – too crowded!
... the boys what they wanted for lunch and they were all for the cute little place so we went to check it out. Even with my hobble I got there first because I also spotted an ATM a storefront over and the boys all went to get cash. (This was an exciting find because it was the first one we found in France. Once we found one we found a bunch more but it was always a bit exciting.) I looked over the menu and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel D'Angleterre Rouen
Good information, easily found, got a garage, a city map and a big smile when you arrive.
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