Hotel De Zalm
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... to use the momentum from my downhill to help on the uphill. I make it three quarters of the way before my bike is dancing so much on the cobbles I can't go any further. Better than the last climb, but still not all the way to the top. I have a feeling this cobblestone riding will take some getting used to.
We take off towards a brewery for some beer tasting and a tour. The Roman brewery has been around ...
... park created for the local people. There are also some lovely old buildings that have been restored and left to form an information centre and a restaurant. Sometime you've just got to stop and smell the roses. But the best was yet to come, a visit to a local Belgian chocolate factory, with as many free tasting samples that you would care to consume. Where to start?? Once we had a taste, or three, we felt obliged to buy a ...
... hill came, it wasn't hard, but the first pave (cobbles) followed, and they were awful !!! Our bikes are super stiff so we felt every bump !!! On the second pave, I punctured, a huge nail through the tube !!! I counted down the paves as they were killing me, and on the fifth one, I screamed !!! And then the hills became pave, but this was ok as you were going slow !!!
After 70ks, the groups that were doing only 75ks suddenly appeared, and pretty ...
... small town with narrow cobblestone streets, churches and a market square. The difference in Brugges is that every third shop is a chocolate shop mixed with lace shops. There are 11 local beers - only tried one - Julius Beer. The town also has small canals which twist thru the town and there are canal cruses.
The difference between the Belgium people and the French is immediately oberious. In Amiens in ...
... a pit stop to grab some food and quickly explore the chocolate shops. Then back on the bus!
We then drove through Belgium to France, and got on the fairy to Dover Port, our first destination in England. By the time we had arrived in London at the Clink hostel, it was around 6pm. This was the sad part - saying goodbye to all the friends we had made. Especially hard saying goodbye to my main bros - Dylan, Jerome, and Joe. The three of ...
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