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... so nice out.
We walked over to Petit France, which is the area where the tanners worked. It had a bunch of little canals there so the tanners could get all of the water they needed. We stopped and got some lunch and then we got on the boat. There was an arrow at the boat pier that showed where to line up. We got there first and lined up at the arrow. Then people started lining ...
... around for 3 and a half hours until a lady came down the hill who must own the place as she babbled in French and gave us a key. We hung out at the hotel, tried out the spa and caught up on some world news until time for dinner where we went across the road to the hotels restaurant. It was a really odd little set up. We had an ok dinner, we weren't really hungry because we'd been to a bakery earlier to pass some time. There's not much else to tell ...
... roads we used to make our way up through Italy.
We are getting pretty slick at getting sorted in the morning now. I seem to be able to sort myself out, pannier packed and ready for breakfast within about 20 minutes of the alarm going off. We were on the road well before 08:30 this morning and with the roads being amenable to fairly fast cycling we managed to cover 143km and still finished quite early.
I thought I was ...
So begins the second phase. Winkel Zurich to London. The
trip to Calais which is where we plan to catch the ferry to England is roughly
800 kms and so decided to break it into two sections. Day 1 500 followed by the
home stretch to Calais followed by the ferry trip to London.
Most of the trip was done on the freeway and was generally
uneventful. The best part about driving through Europe is the ...
... long day’s drive down to Verdun (of World
War I infamy). Decided to stay just North of Verdun, in Bras Sur Meuse/Charny
Sur Meuse.Sunday 17 AugustCycled to and around Verdun and then on to tour the local
battlefield areas and national monuments to those fallen in World War I. ...