Ibis Chalons en champagne
Travel Blogs from Châlons-en-Champagne
... br> only consolation this time was, "From this place, and from this day
forth begins a new era in the history of the world, and you can all say
that you were present at its birth."
Back in the car early on, and off to Epernay. By the time we got there, everything except restaurants were closed for lunch, so we found a pleasant place to eat lunch.
By the time we had finished, luckily our real reason for going was open - Esterlin. Our first ...
The sun was shining, the car purring along the Autobahns … and I was trying to hatch a plan to factor in some shopping opportunities!
After a delightful couple of nights at the Aires in Bad Walsee, which provided a great opportunity for a long, long spa, an afternoon libation or two accompanied by some fantastic Oom-pa music, I twisted Ramo's driving arm to stop off at Metzingen and Wertheim, both Outlet Villages. The plans went awry as I have travelled ...
30th June 2013
We had another late start, tea and blog, writing, typing and pictures as it was a mammoth because such an interesting day yesterday. Isi was also keen to do some washing as the sun was shining.
At 11am Bill and Jennifer came round as arranged to let Bill have a try on the accordion plus spoons. He was good at both having played piano as ...
... started searching for alternatives.
1. Hire car? No you can’t leave France by sea with one although you can drive to Istanbul!
2. By rail and tunnel? Second mortgage job as It was going to cost over €300 then on top of that hotel of £175.
3. Fly by Ryanair to EMA from Dole? Yes but it takes 12 to 13 hours via Stansted, Dublin to EMA or Amsterdam, Dublin to EMA and the cost, well don’t go there!
On top of all ...