Hotel des Pirates
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Dolancourt
... and she was pedalling hard which made my job fairly easy. There was a high ropes course we had seen on the way out that we stopped at on the way back and everyone went for a go except for me and Allegra who went off to have a hot chocolate. Then Olivia and Allegra swapped and Olivia and I had a hot chocolate so I was getting good rest. After everyone had finished Jess remarked to me that all this bike riding and climbing in ...
... was poor and we couldn't see much of the views as we drove. As we were driving along Jessica suddenly remembered that we hadn't had a patisserie for 4 days and as this coincided with us driving past a patisserie a quick handbrake turn was executed and we spun a 180 and pulled up. I went in alone and came out with a selection of goodies which we cut up so we could have a variety and we were all agreed they were very tasty. Back on ...
... that the standard measuring unit for gold, the "troy weight", evolved here.
While not obvious when on foot, the old town is shaped like a champagne cork, its borders being marked by canals, La Sceine, with boulevards and gardens now replacing the medieval ditches and fortifications.
The old town reflects the structures of the 16th C, with half-timbered houses shoulder to shoulder along ...
... be collected.
When we got to Soissons, on the ring road we passed La Sucrerie - an enormous sugar factory, with belching chimneys and huge piles of sugarbeet, overlaid with a sickly sweet cooking smell - it was just like Bury St Edmund's!
We passed Chateau-Thiery and Sezanne, and skirted around ...
... after some frantic fiddling I enabled another map stored on the GPS and it started to work again. If Ian gets around to reading this when we are all home I hope it will bring a smile to his face!
I have shied away from mentioning the weather in case I give it the kiss of death but,just in case you haven't guessed from our pictures, we have been very lucky with the weather. I hope it holds for the rest of the trip.