Ibis Dieppe Val Druel
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... huge cost with the promise of a passage to a better life in the UK only to be stranded in a foreign country with nothing. On the other hand the poor residents of Calais must be sick and tired of living surrounded by dozens of hungry and desperate people.
Murdered in our beds ( well we could gave been)
So, on to our first campsite via our first toll road. I had heard the toll booths were tricky to negotiate in a mh (motorhome) but ...
... Of course it had to wait until we were by the seaside! We figured it was because we were closer to England. The town council again provided us with dinner, the local specialty of mussels and french fries. Apparently they were delicious, but as a non-mussel eater I had a leftover sandwich from lunch. Oh, and a glass of wine. We played a joint concert with the Brass Band de la Cote Picarde to a full town hall. Our ensemble playing is definitely improving (as we near the end ...
It has been a bit of a mission to get a SIM card and get back on line. Also very tricky when you don't speak the language, but we got there eventually. Unfortunately there is no WIFI around so I can only use my phone. Anyway, we headed off to the ferry on Sunday morning and got there in time to be offered an earlier sailing which was nice. For boarding we were directed to lane 190 and I could see that there were at least another 50 lanes after ours ...
... train to Calais so decided to pay the extra for an earlier crossing, £2.00.
I stopped at burger king for an angry angus and my last exposure to my own accent for a while, not just English but estuary English. it was good that the guy that was serving called everyone ‘mate’, I do that! It felt kind of homely. I joined the queue to board the train and was right behind 4 dudes on big Harleys, all ...
... sound a bit flat and boring, but it was actually extremely peaceful and relaxing. In St Lyphard - we almost hired a boat for the day to explore the many channels. We'd take a picnic, Nigel would fish and I would read my book.
Then we remembered a similar trip in Australia when we got lost in the mangrove swamps and had to pay a lot of money because we'd gone over our allocated time - so we went ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Dieppe Val Druel
We had a nice, quiet room...and the hotel offered everything we need. Although you have to drive to the center, it is a short distance and there is plenty of free parking along the beach.
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