Le Domaine Chateau du Faucon
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The alarm was set for 0700hrs however, at 06:30 the local Woodpecker decided it was time to set up home in the tree right above GP - so we got up earlier than planned!
We hit the road and drove for a further 391Km marathon drive session finally arriving at a very quiet camp site by a Lac. With just enough energy to take a stroll, we set off along the banks admiring the locals with the stamina to swim; we ...
... biked around the historic city or Trier, oldest Roman city in European history; AND negotiated RH driving along the German autobahns. Well done Graeme- driving 301. I am negotiating the french rural roads, driving 101. Not too much of a rest until today! Life in a campervan is perfect.
You know you are in Germany ...
... but we arrived back in Balen mid afternoon and went to the local pub for dinner...called De WaterKant ...its right on the canal and has a thatched roof and is quite nice. We had a chicken stir fry and frites .....way too much food. Then back to the house to pack. made sandwiches and fruit for the road tomorrow. Klaas built a nice fire before ...
Well we were up early and off for a drive.....first to Hasselt to the Jenever Museum which was very interesting ...... Lots of info about the distillation process and old advertising and the different kinds available.....even had a lemon kind at the end of the tour. We explored the old streets in the old town.....then went for coffee and Begium Waffles..Then we drove via Namur and Dinant along the Maas to a small hotel called Cap du Verte which is south towards ...
Drove pretty quickly through the pretty French countryside to Soissons which looked like the right kind of sized town to go to a local supermarket to pick up some supplies for Scandinavia which I imagined would be a lot more expensive.
Loaded up the boot with:
20 tins of lentils, chili con carne, peas, carrots,
20 cartons of passata
40 packets of instant noodles
massive pot of herbes de provence ...