Travel Blogs from Châlons-en-Champagne
... We entered the church, which was pretty, but did not linger.
The ramparts are still in good condition (or at least repaired condition), although we found it very irritating that the prime corner, in the best repair, was closed off and inaccessible unless you bought tickets for the Raptor Show (falconry, as far as we can tell), which only happens during prime tourist season. We could have walked below the wall, but the wall itself was closed off. So we left the wall ...
... rooms: toilet, shower, and sinks are all in different rooms. I share my room with the Italian assistant, Sara. Down the hall, in the same set up, is Julia, the German assistant, and Beth, another English assistant from Liverpool. They are all amazing and I am so grateful to have met them here.
Fortunately, my homesickness has been very limited this time around. Thank goodness. My first ...
... Saulx which flowed into the river Marne. We tried an experiment of propping up the radar arch on boat hooks so we didn’t have to keep lowering it as there were so many bridges today and it worked. Fortunately we did not require the boat hooks. The down side was we could not have our sun canopy on so we topped up our sun tan nicely.
As we left Châlons-en-Champagne, Richard told us of a pretty mooring just outside Vitry ...
... but we knew most of the dances! (We had learnt in Ockbrook in Derbyshire, but had not been for years). Towards the end of the session John asked if he could show them the dance Rosza, one of our favourites and she said “yes”. The band played a slow waltz and it was really enjoyable with lots of people having a go.
In the evening we went back to dance to 2 different bands. The first ...
... to some English people who arrived that live on their boat permanently and it is not a barge. He was on his bike again to get some fresh milk for our morning tea as we forgot earlier.
We got ourselves more or less straight again after our visitors and Isi caught up on typing and publishing the blogs. We spoke to family and friends on Skype this evening which is really nice to have such a good signal for a ...
Other places to stay in Châlons-en-Champagne
Zac du Mont Hery - Avenue du General Sarrail, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $78
D977 Route de Suippes, Châlons-en-Champagne | 2 star hotelfrom $88
Rue Michel Menard 5, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $53
8-10 place Ziegler, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $79
19, place Monseigneur Tissier, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $142
24, place de la RÃ©publique, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $129
18, Place de la Republique, Châlons-en-Champagne | 2 star hotelfrom $104
46, rue Pasteur, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $93
1 Boulevard Hyppolyte Faure, Châlons-en-Champagne | Hotelfrom $79