Ibis Douai Centre
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... is extremely touristy. However, go out a few blocks and you’re in a normal town with modern houses and skyscrapers. It is definitely bigger than Amiens and, thankfully, has a much easier to navigate transit system. Trying to get to the Amiens train station this morning was a huge drama. I clocked 2 miles before 9:30 and that was even with taking a bus (yes, in the right direction. sheesh.) In Lille, they had the next stop proudly displayed on ...
Thursday 31st July 2014
We cast off at 10am with the first lock within sight, but we waited ages and ages with 4 other cruisers to get in. Once inside the lock we had tied up near the back after 2 other cruisers but were asked to move forward to another rising bollard we wondered why. We found out the gate was having repairs done to it and realised why we had been moved forward as we would have been directly underneath. It started with a ...
... man should know better at 3 o'clock in the morning.
Thanks to Kev Meanwell who doesn't yet know I nicked his photos from Facebook. And a big shout for our Belgian hosts for a wonderful day and night and a cracking barbecue.
Tomorrow Luxembourg and the fabled High Chapparal.
Vimy Ridge is a much more visceral and visual historical war site and memorial than our other recent stops. Here the reforested earth (to prevent erosion of the site) seems endlessly pock-marked from the creeping barrages inflicted on the German front during World War I. As far as the eye can see around the visitors' centre the ground looks like a horizontal mogul ski track. In some areas the series of grassy bubbles is interrupted with massive craters where ...
... old monastery's land. There are still parts of the monastery that you can see. They actually use the crypt to house fruit bats. When you walk around inside, the bats just swoop around you, so close you can feel them! It's pretty cool. We decided we'd have Buffalo Grill for dinner, only Buffalo Grill are only found in France. So France it was! We arrived at the Buffalo Grill to find that ...