Hotel du Beffroi
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... to come back as we barely touched the surface. It has aparently 1,500 castles- a lifetime of visits then!! Brantome is a small town beyond the Dordogne which is stil medieval in places and sits on an island now linked by bridges. During our travels we had met a great couple who lived near(ish) the place who had said we must drop in if we were passing and we did!! They have a fantastic old farmhouse in a small hamlet of houses with picturesque views of an an empty valley. It ...
... very helpful (too much snow), we continued driving across France until we reach Reims where we were able to use an Aires du Camping for a night. It turns out that we were in town on the night of a big soccer (football) match between Reims & Lens and the stadium was just across the road from the Aires. We were surprised at the level of security that was in place for the football match – streets were closed and the police were armed to the teeth! We had a ...
... Galleries Lafayette, and a walk past the Opera House brought us to the Champs Elysees. By this time, ready for a drink, we chose a pavement café and ordered a beer and dry white (it was beer o’clock). And wonder of wonders, the bill only came to €19 (about A$30). Not a bad day at all.
And today wasn’t too bad either! A crisp morning, and we mean CRISP . . . 9°C initially but quickly warming to a delightful 20°C by midday. First item on the agenda? ...
... out to be 70 miles and an hour ride in twisty hills.
But Calais is only about 600 kms, and on the German roads, we are traveling at around 130 kph.
The concept of " we'll leave after breakfast" was a lot more immediate than I expected, too.
As we finished breaky, and the dozen or so that were leaving now were saying to each other "see you down at the bikes", so I went to my room to gather my packed bags, and went down to ...
... nearest Carrefour Hypermarket in the hope that they carried sim cards with pre-installed maps - of course they didn't! The best we could come up with was a paper map of France. Having opened it Lance realised how (relatively) close we were to his friends, Bart and Chrissie. So the decision was made to head there.