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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... number 10 Downing Street we went off to the Churchill War rooms which was awesome. With tickets purchased online we skipped the queues and got out of the cold and straight in. Going through the narrow corridors as they were during the war and through the Churchill Museum section gave you a real appreciation of life under attack, only one flushing toilet below ground for Churchill the rest needed to go above ground or use the bucket. One fact the kids saw was that 500,000 ...
... The theme of the Museum now is to ‘Discover
our past. Understand our present and to
help us all understand how human behaviour can result in genocide, how it can
be prevented and resisted more effectively.
A WOW experience and a good reminder to us all to let people be
different and accept them for who they are.
We drove back home and walked through the old part of town again and
enjoyed a meal at Piacere Little Italy and ...
... to Arles for the walking tour. Van Gogh came to Arles in 1888 for his health and for the French Southern light that was loved by artists. (Unfortunately the weather wasn't giving us an opportunity to enjoy this light.) Van Gogh dreamed of starting an Artists Colony here. The only artist he eventually convinced to come was Gauguin. (Van Gogh's brother Theo also financed Gauguin's stay.) First Van Gogh stayed at a run down house then ...
... the flamingoes strolled along in big groups, ranging in size and maturity and including young ones who didn't have the lovely colours yet. Took so many photos! We then continued to the lovely little seaside town of Saintes Marie's de la mer. Really the first time we've been to a touristy place, but very pretty, lots of white buildings with blue paintwork looking great against the right blue ...
... fall off his bike again?! We didn't go the full way because we found such a good spot. The flamingos were mostly sleeping with one leg deep in the water, flamingos balance on one foot when they are sleeping so one side of the body is awake and one is asleep. Another fact about flamingos is they are pink because of the pink krill they eat. The flamingos were a reasonable size not to big not to small. We got back to the campervan and drove off with us in the back with Nicks sore ...