Hotel Le Carnot
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Wow! That wasn't just 'beaucoup de vent' it was a full scale storm. Monty was rockin and rollin for a good few hours. At one time it felt like he was lifting and moving sideways - he wasn't but it felt fairly intense. The storm passed over and the wind dropped to gale force and the night passed.
Off to Calais via Boulogne. The sea is ...
... It also happened that John McCrae was buried in this cemetery and we located his grave stone, too, only a few steps away from Lytton Wilde’s. We wondered if perhaps if Wilde and McCrae had crossed paths during the war. We soon left the cemetery and walked back to camp, stopping along the way to pick up a chausson. It was actually warm enough for us to not have our gloves and toques on and we hoped that this was going to be a more permanent trend in the days to come. ...
... the that day
so, we hug out, played cards and charged all of our electronic
Sunday, July 15th we left
the campground after changing another flat tire, this time a front
one. This day proved to be worst than the previous day that we rode.
We traveled 32 miles but, it took us nearly 6 hours. The wind was
coming at us at about 20-25 miles an hour and there were lots of
hills, some what ...
... to provide work for some people and they produce their own Christmas pudding.
They also have an area where they produce plants and vegetables for sale to the community which is very popular and done by these amazing people with learning difficulties. I was really touched and thankful for the opportunity to be able to shown around.
Another great event and amazing opportunity was to go Wakeboarding. We were lucky with the smooth conditions on the English channel and ...
... that surrounds this area; this is where Napoleon set up camp for his invasion of England. In the smaller town of Ambleteuse there is a small castle. Although Napoleon failed on his attempts to claim England, there is still a statue erected in where he has his back turned on England. Apparently on the other side in England there is another statue of someone keeping their eye on France.
Wimereux is was also involved in both wars. most specifically the second world war. Germans ...