Travel Blogs from Durbuy
... nobody speaks English here.
After filling up on a steak and 'ham hock' dinner, wandering back to our accommodation we noticed a shop 'Australian Homemade Icecream'. Andy asked the man behind the counter (in his best French) what made the icecream Australian. The man responded that the owner was Australian, but didn't live there are he had lots of money and travelled around etc. Once we identified ourselves as Australian, the man, his son and a lady all behind the counter spoke ...
Today we drove about 200km in the ****ing rain ... Both wet till the bone!! Luckily we found a small camping with rooms for rent. The room is actually very big, with a kitchen included. After everything was unpacked, I enjoyed a warm shower after having very cold the whole day long. Afterwards we enjoyed a nice meal in the local restaurant. It is now 21.15h but I guess I will not be awake for a long time anymore. Sleep ...
... we crossed back into France from Switzerland. Once in the plain, we made our way to the toll-road autoroute for most of the rest of the trip.
We stopped briefly for lunch, and then drove by Dole and shortly after that Dijon, famous for its spicy mustard. We drove near Chaumont where General John Pershing had the HQ of the American Expeditionary Force (all US troops) during WW 1. It’s also the place where Patton’s ...
... in a lovely bar right by the river. We wandered round the town and then finished up with a lovely meal in a restaurant overlooking the square. Just made it back to the campsite before a big thunderstorm came its time like this I'm glad we are in the camper and not on the ...
2am, 3am, 5am! Not the best night's sleep but hey that's ok and there's always tonight.
6am and I was meeting my fellow companions for the next six months. A family, a couple, but the majority of us just travelling on our own. We are a range off ages and backgrounds. All good!
We sneaked out of West London and very soon, we found ourselves in Dover. Just loading the bags and tent equipment onto the truck was such ...
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed