Ibis Styles Lille Centre Gare Beffroi
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My final weekend in the UK and I get to spend it with our two kids and their partners- whoo hoo!!!Sarah and I left Monmouth on Friday morning having said goodbye to Mum and my sister Sue, which is always difficult.
We drove to High Wycombe and parked up at Chris and Jenny's flat, had lunch with Chris and then it was time to catch the train …
... I potentially forgot. No stress, apparently they accept Visa in Dubai too.
As could be expected, there are different challenges to overcome (current, past and future). First challenge is the suitcase. How many kilo's can I cram into a Samsonite? Based on experience, a lot apparently. I guess the most attention goes to my shirts - nicely ironed and folded - ...
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. ...
... artwork on the wall for a reason and to make a statement and it ruins the painting as well. One German guy stopped and yelled at a Spanish couple for doing it. I moved hostels and was now in the Turkish district if Berlin. I am really starting to love the Turkish people, good kebabs and baklava, protests, fresh fruits and veggies. All in a good day. I did an Alternative Berlin tour which walks you around the Kreuzberg and Freudrichstein areas of Berlin showing graffiti and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Styles Lille Centre Gare Beffroi
ideal location for walking into town and other areas. easy access to metro as well.
Room great- bathroom cosy.
Staff were friendly.
Breakfast a good set up for the day.
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