Hotel des Voyageurs
Travel Blogs from Lille
... my racing bicycle with me. Took me 2h to take it apart and stick it in a big box; a box that can hardly fir into my car. I'm still hoping that they have some kind of hill in Dubai I can ride up.
But OK, I'm ready. The flight is booked and the count down has begun. A bit of stress and a ton of eager anticipation for the big unknown. Time to say goodbye to the loved ones.
I managed to fit in a quick day trip to Lens to see the Louvre outpost there and also connect with a doctoral student I met last summer. We met there, went to the Louvre, had lunch, and then walked to the top of one of "les terrils" and drank some champagne. It was a lovely day all around. I am fond of coal mining towns because of my own geneology. The town has preserved these large coal mountains as a reminder of the hard work and sacrifice of the coal miners.
... of headstones and so many of them
unknown. The sheer magnitude of so many young people who gave the
ultimate sacrifice for future generations freedom and this is just one
of many cemeteries. The walls at the back were covered in row after row
of names of missing men. This was a very quiet solemn experience, but I
glad I got to see it.
We then headed back to the bus stop, we
had a thirty minute wait for the bus, in the freezing cold. ...
... a girl who I thought was an exchange student too, she eventually came over and asked if I was and we waited together. We saw a guy with an STS bag and eventually we had a large group of people and the STS coordinator came to pick us up. One would think that we would all speak our common language and that would be French. It turned out that everyone spoke fluent English or close to it. There were people from the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Switzerland, Finland, and lots of ...
... 39;Microsoft JhengHei UI', 'Malgun Gothic', 'Khmer UI', 'Nirmala UI', Tunga, 'Lao UI', Ebrima, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; ">Sunday morning was the Docker’s game against North Melbourne, so we were up early to cheer them on. After the game (another victory) we had a day planned to visit sites that featured prominently in World War One. Our first stop was Passendale. We had a brief look around there then visited ...
Other places to stay in Lille
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- A lovely place to go
- Great position
- Reallt Nice Hotel
Vieux Lille, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $174
- Lovely public areas
- The loveliest part of Lille
- Comfortable hotel in good position
Lille Centre, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Hôtel très agréable
- Great for families
- Excellent base
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $127
Lille Centre 19, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $112
157 Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Lille Centre, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $75
- Cheap and cheerful
- Was the hotel OK?
- Best 2 star I've stayed in for a while
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $74
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Vieux Lille, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $117
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $108
29, av Charles Saint-Venant Le Forum, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $115
Lille Fives, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $60
Parc Europe, 340 Avenue de la Marne, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $88
Vieux Lille 2, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $99
Vauban - Esquermes, Lille | Hotelfrom $51
Lille Sud, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $60
Caulier, Lille | 2 star hotelfrom $71
Lille Centre, Lille | 1 star hotelfrom $47
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Great Location
- Spacious bedroom but smelly toilet
- Doesn't feel like part of a big chain
Lille Centre 11, Lille | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Grand Quartier N°3, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Lille Centre 17, Lille | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- Fantastic place to stay in Lille
- Amazing place full of character
- Great stay
Lille Centre, Lille | 3 star hotelfrom $75