Travel Blogs from Sedan
... people. Same for the
Dutch. Just goes to show, we shouldn't paint everyone with the same brush.
Back in the car to see if we could find some caves that Melinda wanted to see. We headed for Hans-Lesse in Belgium, where there were supposed to be some good ones. When we arrived there, we found out that a million other people had the same idea! There were school kids everywhere, and long bus like carriers to take ...
... of them are scammers, but what if they are genuine? Isn't it a poor reflection of our religion?
Headed down to the main square to have some lunch and catch the next bus back to our hotel to meet Michael. While on the bus, we realised we would not make it back in time if we did the whole tour, so we decided to get off earlier and walk the rest of the way.
It was a fair hike to make it on time, but we got there just after five where Michael and Melinda were waiting.
In the ...
... in Calais safely.
We had decided to try and get to Switzerland toll free (on the recommendation of people on the Caravan Talk forum) using the route through Belgium & Luxembourg, and as all their autoroutes are free and actually shorter than through France, it seemed like a good idea...
....until we hit roadworks near Ghent, and on choosing to use the inside lane, sat completely still ...
What looked like a few miles on the map turned into nearly six hours of driving. It would have been alot quicker if we had decided to remain on the toll road we had accidentally found ourselves on, which of course we didn't. Having not budgetted for such luxuries we went one junction up before coming off, paying the exhorbitant 14 euro charge and continuing on the national roads. A good thing to bear in mind for any fellow travellers is that any roads in europe starting with an ...
... to update them all at the same time and now I'm going to stop ramling.
Oh before I go I found the perfect song for us it's 3000 milles by Emblem3 maybe check it out or not it's cool maybe i'll post it on the next post but who knows we'll see ;)
Ok guys see ya later