La Grange de Conde
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... to an awesome cafe called Masion de Chocolate. beautiful cakes and chocolates. Then went for a drink in Place d'Armes in town as it was sunny and lovely to be out, and, then bugger it, my wallet got nicked!! Must have left the top of my handbag open when we sat down at the cafe.
Matt and Tony played in a touch rugby tournament. They loved it... just 4 local teams. Matt and Tonys team won with the mini tournament... Matt scored the winning try.
Hammie and I went to the mall ... basically supermarket + Kmart with lots of food and clothing stores. Then we bused/ walked into town. The museum buildings are very cool modern mixed into the old castle. We waked down into the gully through forrest and up into the old city.
... did a grand job driving for the first hour and a half but his back is giving him jip so I took over and managed to drive the next 2 and a bit hours! Nothing like being thrown into foreign driving but I enjoy it!!! We made it to Luxembourg by 10am absolutely shattad!!! We had our trusty Alan Rogers book and chose a site 4km out of the city centre which we could catch a bus in to... We rocked up and as ...
... into South East Belgium at Florenville before again crossing another seamless border into The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
We stayed at the Ibis hotel near to the airport.
What can I say about Luxembourg? Well, it looks nice enough and the beer is cheap. However, the restaurants are very expensive and the taxi fares are ridiculously so. 35 euros from the hotel to the city centre and 42 euro's back. ...
... for a while when we got back,
we had showers, did a bit of washing, then it was dinner time. This has been an interesting few days, but
we realise that we are much happier in the countryside than in the city.
This will be our last campsite for a while, as tomorrow we
are heading in to Germany and along the Moselle, where we will be using aires
(or stellplatze as they call them) mainly, so no facilities for a week or ...