Stars Dreux Hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... and headed south to catch up with the TdF in Huy, Belgium. En route we saw lots of cars heading to a car rally called Carbage. We arrived in Huy, searching for the famous Mur de Huy (translates to wall of Huy which we figured is a pretty steep hill) to see the finish of Stage 3. We found a parking spot and walked about a km to find a great spot about 800 metres from the finish. From there we enjoyed watching the riders go up the hill in small groups. We particularly enjoyed ...
... was elected King of the French in 1830 after the “Glorious 3 Days Revolution” which saw Charles X exiled to Italy.
Clovis was the first king of France. Through hundreds of years the name “Clovis” became “Louis”. The “C” was dropped and the “v” became a “u”. The various houses of the kings were the Carpetians, the Valois, ...
This morning we enjoyed our first leisurely start for quite a few days. After a continental breakfast we mounted the coaches at 8.30 am for our first, and very full, day of battlefield touring. Luckily we had very good guides and the Barries and Gillespies had to swap buses so that each group could pick our brains as necessary. Luckily for us the guides didn't leave much for us to do. One guide, Julia, was a German and the other, Vic, was a ...
... We set the van up, did the grocery shopping and feel like we were 'back on track'. The weather is quite cold ( for we warm blooded Aussies)- 8 degrees this morning - and the trials of day one have already faded from our memories! Tuesday provided a few more 'challenges'. Our plans to fit an external gas fill-point on the van hit a roadblock with our 'gas man' deciding he couldn't fit the new part for fear that 'if it failed he might have to wear it'. ...
... to pick her up again. Then after her mother put her to bed, she came down and got me out of my room to come tuck her in too. It's moments like that which remind me that the uphill climb is worth it!
The next post I will tell you a bit more about the family and how my first official day went...
*In case she's reading, my lovely friend Katie did teach me how to drive manual before I left Texas and did an amazing job at it! We just never got to the hills.