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... the high, glockenspiel sounds of the clock bells are ringing the hour, here at Givet, a lovely fortified town on the edge of the Meuse, bordering France and Belgium. We are parked on the edge of the river overlooking at the attractive old town, and can see the boats chugging past.
We still marvel at the wonderful places we have seen, and the many beautiful, park-up spots we have been able to enjoy: mulit - million dollar views for free. Oh la la! ...
So today sees the start of our epic adventure. There was an early wake up call for all and we were on the road by 04.30!!!! We hit the road to Dover and encounter our first issue closures on the M20!!!! Heh ho A2 it is! Well we made it. France Belgium a bit of Luxembourg and back int Belgium for our first night away. We are staying in a lovely hotel, Hotel Le Nid d'Izel Gaume-Ardenne, rolls of the young doesn't it! The room is lovely it's a suite with ...
... prefers to speak English with me which is fine by me. We talk about a lot of things. He's quite knowledgeable about the area and we also talk about shortcomings in education how it's not going with the time. Well, I'm early in Florenville. That leaves me thinking I could push for France. In the end I decide not to because I've got no map of France on my tablet or phone. I visit the town, find a camping and download some maps on my phone and tablet. I finish the day ...
... and thinking miles... you only had 20 miles to go."
****. I should have known better. or got a GPS..
Next day I looked up the next few Shell servos en route. They have staff. While in France and Belgium I will be sticking to Shell, as I know what to expect, while sounding as Ocker as possible.
More rain into Belgium. Finally in Luxembourg the rain lifts and but Germany it's a nice fine ride.
Still I didn't enjoy ...
Monday morning dawns clear and sunny, and we set off for Charlesville de Meziers.
Apart from some heavy traffic, on the outskirts of Lille, a completely uneventful drive.
The Aire at Charlesville de Meziers is full, so, we have to use the adjacent campsite (Camping Mount Olympus ).
We have time for a walk into town, and a beer, before the rain starts.