Travel Blogs from Montreuil-sur-Mer
We set off fairly up to time from our delightful hotel very full after a breakfast that has set the bar from now on , no parking tickets but about 1 kg of birdshit on the car. First stop Pasendale's Tyne-Cot allied war cemetery there not sure how many thousand I think 12,000 buried of whom 8,367 are unnamed , 33, 783 commemorated but never located. The museum was very simple in the style of a couple of remaining bunkers some letters, both sides, and a voice reading out names ...
It's misty and just starting to get light at 6:30am. The year is wearing on; soon be time to put the clocks back.
But not before I go to Turkey and find Noah's Ark!
The mist clears slowly and I pile on the miles down a quiet A1. I'm trying a different set of tyres for this trip, recommended by Andy at A18 Motorcycle Tyres. I've been on Dunlops for years, on ...
... a cobbled gated yard. It's run by Sue and Paul, an English biking couple and the great advantage for the solo traveller is the hayloft, a communal sleeping space that is just €18 for B&B.
In the evening I stroll into the neighbouring town of St Pol where there is a bar restaurant where they brew there own wheat beer and then back for an early night.
500 miles drive back to Calais today......
Left the site at Issoire at 7 and left the motorway north of Orleans at 10:30. Bit more traffic and the detour around Rouen but we got to the site at Calais after a lunch stop and a coffee break for 4:00. Little tent up in 20 mins, quick beer then off to the new pool for a dip then curry for tea. ...
... and Alex had enjoyed the market and had bought some lovely salmon, which they had cooked and eaten by the time that we got back.
After a short break, we walked back to town with Brenda to show her more of the forest area and all of the beautiful houses therein, leaving Alex to have a well-earned rest!
The rain had stopped but it has been very dreary and ...
Other places to stay in Montreuil-sur-Mer
Place Gambetta, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $124
32, Place du General de Gaulle, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $91
21 Piere Ledent, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $99
4, chaussee des Capucins, Montreuil-sur-Mer | 3 star hotelfrom $167
La madeleine-sous-Montreuil, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $189
2, place de la Poissonnerie, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $121
2 Rue Petit Coquempot, Montreuil-sur-Mer | Hotelfrom $116