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We got up in the morning, had breakfast and headed out to see Strasbourg. This is just for Anton, the Strasbourg we are in is 15 km inside France, from the German border.
We walked over to the Cathedral. We could see the tower before we even got anywhere near it. It is 550 meters high, 1800 feet. The roof is kind of flat on the main part of …
Onward and northward is today's plan. After breakfast Maintenance greased the propshaft and emptied and filled water tanks. Before we get on the road we calked at McDonald's, yes were back on the free wifi! we were very behind with publishing the blog, an hour and a half later we had finished. Whilst we were using their resources we were offered a free Expresso coffee, we declined as were not lovers of expresso, but astonished at ...
... around for 3 and a half hours until a lady came down the hill who must own the place as she babbled in French and gave us a key. We hung out at the hotel, tried out the spa and caught up on some world news until time for dinner where we went across the road to the hotels restaurant. It was a really odd little set up. We had an ok dinner, we weren't really hungry because we'd been to a bakery earlier to pass some time. There's not much else to tell ...
Saturday 16 AugustThe campsite management at Camping La Paille Haute arrived at 09:30 with a Toyota
4x4, to pull us off our pitch. We now know we must never to enter a pitch nose first when
the ground is soft - but we were not the only ones to be rescued that morning!
... we could not find our way to the first one at Metz so we are spending the night by a lake at Bonzee which is about half way between Metz and Reims. Tomorrow we will head for St. Omer and find a campsite for 2 nights near there as we have an appointment with a vet for Wednesday morning to get Kibble's passport stamped. And then on Thursday we will be taking the train ...