Travel Blogs from Sedan
... years. Most of the riders are retirees, that take these riding tours a few times a year to "get away from the family, and out on the road".
Yep, they are the aged I will become. No caravan and nursing home for them. It's a Triumph Rocket III with the misses as a pillion, doing 110 mph on the motorbahn on their way to the Nürburgring.
Not what I expected, but the way I see it, I'm old enough to join Ulysses now, so these old daredevils on ...
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 ...
... some safari and to the caves. Very touristy and expensive, so we decided to give it a miss.
We saw some signs later on indicating that there were other grottos so decided to move on to Hotton. We found the place quite easily, and went in. The tour was about to start and there were only six people, so Michael and Melinda decided to do it. Bruno and I didn't want to go as we weren't really interested. We've seen caves in WA ...
... of them are scammers, but what if they are genuine? Isn't it a poor reflection of our religion?
Headed down to the main square to have some lunch and catch the next bus back to our hotel to meet Michael. While on the bus, we realised we would not make it back in time if we did the whole tour, so we decided to get off earlier and walk the rest of the way.
It was a fair hike to make it on time, but we got there just after five where Michael and Melinda were waiting.
In the ...
... next half hour. It was really frustrating as we’d chosen to avoid the route through Lille due to THEIR roadworks – no idea why we just sat there, as the other 2 lanes were still flowing, but nobody could get out so we just gazed forlornly at the back of a Czech lorry. This happened twice more before we finally got going again. This delay then landed us on the Brussels ring road at ...