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... a maiden's prayer! On the way we went through two locks, one of which had its own tame swans; hence the photo. We handled the locks well, but it's easy to make mistakes. On one occasion I forgot to centre the steering after turning off the engine, with the result that when I started up again, I did not notice the boat hit the wall -- gently. An annoying mistake and constant discipline is ...
Today is the last full day of our vacation so we decided
to leave the city as we felt we've seen everything of importance there was to
see. Namur was suggested as a pretty town, with lots of medieval charm. Namur
has taken on a new role as the capital of the federal region of Wallonia. Its
location at the head of the Ardennes has also made it a popular tourist center.
After purchasing train tickets at Central Station we were ...
... mooring joined the Dutch boat and us for the next 3 locks; they had loud music and lots of drink on board (already lots consumed) and were having a good time, even though it was still morning. We do not know what the occasion was that they must have been celebrating.
On with your tin hats, John is going to have a rant. Each lock had a row of mooring bollards on each side of the lock perfectly good for the crafts using them, then some GIT (probably from ...
... and it was the last working day...becauooooooose..it was the beginning of "Namur en Mai" festival that night!!!!!!
"So we have to do a lot of things today" - we thought.
It really seemed that Namur was not ready for the festival that started that evening... so we thought that we would do a lot of work.
And we did a lot))
We helped hanging curtains again, we repaired Pamela again and helped in carrying some things ...
... of being there. We already knew the city very well)))
Galateia offered to play a game when we came home.
Everybody knows this game, but nobody knows the name of it)))
It's when you imagine a famous character (actor, singer, politician, sportsman...) and write down his name on a piece of paper and then stick the paper to your neighbor's forehead and he asks different ...
Other places to stay in Namur
Rue du Premier Lanciers 10, Namur | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Avenue Baron de Moreau 1, Namur | 3 star hotelfrom $82
1455, ChaussÃ©e de Dinant, Namur | Hotelfrom $139
Chaussee de Liege 1178, Namur | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Avenue de l'Ermitage, 1, Namur | 3 star hotelfrom $108
rue des Tanneries, 13, Namur | 4 star hotelfrom $130
12 Nouvelle Route de Suarlee, Namur | Hotelfrom $60