Hotel du Beffroi
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Banquet room
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... kilometres up the coast from Dunkirk. There was a bit of a breeze as we
walked along the sea front reading the information about the D-Day landings
that took place along this stretch of the shore. By the time you read this, we
will be home – the wifi on the boat is down so no internet connection.
Time to start planning our next trip.
From Dunkerque we headed to Gravelines (not the cheeriest of names but a fab place it turns out). We went via an Intermarche for provisions then to a campsite called Camping Des Dunes which actually has ACSI signage although not in our book. We paid 14.35 for one night which is the cheapest we've had so far. The receptionist was lovely but had limited English so yet another French practice! We had leftover pizza for lunch and then set up the awning. Then.... Showers!!! ...
Our last day travelling to Calais. Frosty again. We set off towards the motorway, We plan to blast along it to be there by lunch time. Not long after we left the canal side we saw signs for Nouvion!! Allo Allo fans will know that is the fictitious town where Rene's cafe is! What a surprise! As we passed through Nouvion we could see it was nothing like the TV set, what a disappointment. The motorway wasn't too busy and the whole journey was on the flat, not a hill in sight ...
We awoke to sunshine and after breakfast 'house keeping ' did some washing and cleaning. Whilst maintenance put the stickers on the lights to deflect the beam. The eadio is atlii picking up Radio 2 on the need we heard that it had bern -2 in Ireland and laughed at the thought if 'The Old Druid' complaining about global warming :) We walked into town to get some euros and a little shopping. Gravelines is a coastal town north of Calais and is holding a mussels ...
Thanks all of you out there who have stuck with the blog so far, today the real adventure begins! We left Leicester, a small city, home of the National Space Center, at around 11 ish bound for Dover. Six hours later we arrived at the Port with it's white cliffs and castle. We bought our ticket and waited for the ferry, boarding was at 6,00pm, we should be in France by 8.00pm. On the other side of ...