Mercure Calais Centre
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We needed supplies, so toddled along to the nearest supermarket.
Leaving Fecamp, we wandered up the coast so that we would be able to camp within easy reach of Dunkirk and the ferry.Weather was horrible, so we thought we would get to our stop early.
We had planned to go back to Wimereux and the site we stopped at on the first nightt. But ...
... the mud to get hooked up, we gladly took up our neighbours offer of a cup of tea.
They had been fulltiming, mostly in Spain for years. And they gave us some very useful tips. We will get a small electric kettle and a low power fan heater.
And so to food and bed - listening to the persistent rain.
Exhausted but having sooo much fun.
The shop is closed, the restaurants serves a very limited menu, with healthy food stuffs like
sausages, chips, mushy peas, and mash potatoes. These culinary highlights can be complemented by a lukewarm drink of your own liking, like coke or orange juice.
Still beats swimming, though, so mustn't grumble! And my car has been parked right at the front of the car deck, so mine is the first car to get off the ship, or down with it ...
Bye for ...
... an English castle, this is it. Completed in 1180 by Henry II, it is one of the mightiest fortifications in Europe.
“Are we going all the way up there?” gasps Margarita as she looks up at the towering keep. She has a painful knee condition, and climbing stairs is by no means her favourite pastime. “Where’s ...
Tonight we try Chequers, the local fish and chip shop in the square. It’s owned by a Turkish couple, so we could also have chosen kebabs if we had wished, but we stick to the traditional deep-fried cod and chips. Keep in mind that, unlike in the USA, in England "fries" are “chips” and “chips” are “crisps”. ...