Hotel de la Foret d'Orient
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... to the harbour. After travelling along some streets twice, we finally located the spot. Free camping, but every motorhome parked in line next to its neighbours. Well, just on dark we decided to make it do by parking right at the end next to the ferry terminal. So there we spent our first night in France, serenaded by massive RORO ferries every half hour around the clock. The camp is run very economically, they even shut the loos between 7pm and midday the next day!
Leaving Orleans we drove mainly through gentle rolling hills of farmland and forests to Auxerre with little traffic on the road. Exploring the old town we came across the flamboyant old clock tower built in the 15th century on the foundations of the Gallo-Roman perimeter wall. A lot of the buildings in the old town are half timbered buildings like they used to build in those days. Walking along the river l'Yonne we noticed that a lot of the people are getting ...
Slept almost 10 hours, pretty darn happy with that! Karen and Bruce left this morning Australia bound via Paris so Bruce can pick up his temporary passport as he lost his passport when he arrived in Paris - left it in a cab - oh dear! Saw them off on the train then I went exploring this lovely town. Colder today and no rain until the evening. Lots of quaint buildings, friendly (and some not so friendly) people. Troyes has a population of around 60,000 people. There's lots of ...
Soaking in a lovely bath after a great nights sleep is a fabulous way to start the day and ease the aches and pains, which were doubly enhanced last night when I slipped and fell on my way to dinner. What a charming town Troyes is, gorgeous buildings and friendly people. Lots of rain today. Sadly couldn't organise a champagne tour so we wandered, shopped and ate cake! Sorted out a sim ...
Had leftover rolls with Nutella for breakfast. Because I didn't come across anything in the morning I had the same for lunch. This means that almost all my calorie intake for a 24 hour period came from a 400g jar of Nutella. Not ideal.
Lovely day for walking once it heated up enough. Did get a bit lost a couple of times. I am using 3 volumes of a guidebook (limited ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility