Hotel Le Gayant
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... so I could easily figure out where I was.
The only people who speak English here are Museum personnel so I’ve had to be a little bit bolder and try my hand at French. I’m starting to understand more when I read stuff but I just can’t catch on when people speak. It’s frustrating. I am very proud of myself though for going out to a sit down dinner tonight though. The last time I did I felt so dumb I’ve ...
... a spanner tightening up some very big bolts which he dropped into the water! If we had been underneath it would probably have hit us. Then he started grinding with a shower of sparks and dust coming down, and then he did some arc welding. We had to wait until the job was complete and must have been almost an hour in total as it was 11.30 by the time we got out of the 12.5 metre rise lock.
The Belgian waterways are man-made canals with sloping ...
... my racing bicycle with me. Took me 2h to take it apart and stick it in a big box; a box that can hardly fir into my car. I'm still hoping that they have some kind of hill in Dubai I can ride up.
But OK, I'm ready. The flight is booked and the count down has begun. A bit of stress and a ton of eager anticipation for the big unknown. Time to say goodbye to the loved ones.
... German forces continually bombarded, such as the preserved no man's land between the old Vimy fronts. This strip divided the lines by only twenty-five metres, a short enough distance for soldiers to throw grenades from one trench to the other. Undetonated explosives remain buried all over the site. Visitors must stick to the marked paths and sheep cut the grass instead of lawn mowers, because the risk of spark or slice from a mower blade is too great to ...
... down. We grabbed some food from the supermarket instead. We found a campsite not too far away and headed there. What we didn't quite realise was that somehow we ended up back in Belgium! So we pretty much only went into France to go to the supermarket! That's the crazy thing about Europe, because they have no border patrol you can easily find yourself in a different country before you know ...