Travel Blogs from Charleville-Mezieres
Had a better sleep last night and a very nice breakfast of crusty buns, baguette and croissants with cheese and ham, fruit, yogurt and coffee. We ate in the solarium with the koi. Again beautiful China and presentation. Unfortunately Onez has severe leg pain this morning so we are going back to Balen instead of exploring more..it is still ...
... and thinking miles... you only had 20 miles to go."
****. I should have known better. or got a GPS..
Next day I looked up the next few Shell servos en route. They have staff. While in France and Belgium I will be sticking to Shell, as I know what to expect, while sounding as Ocker as possible.
More rain into Belgium. Finally in Luxembourg the rain lifts and but Germany it's a nice fine ride.
Still I didn't enjoy ...
... size packs of chocolate and peanuts
2 cases of wine (ranging from pretty decent bordeaux down to 8 euro box wine - aka later to be converted to mulled wine as otherwise undrinkable).
Camped for the night in the Vallee de la Meuse very near the Belgian border and joined in a local French guy's birthday party by accident, though at least got to enjoy plenty of Belgian beer which I would have missed out on otherwise.
... thought were probably the same. So we went on a little walk up the hill, and sat down for twenty minutes looking at the view. It was very pleasant to be in the quiet and just resting.
When Michael and Melinda came back, we decided to make our way back to Rotterdam. Lots of washing to do! And Michael would like to work on the car with Bruno.
Arrived back at about eight, and had a light dinner of salad, before hitting the ...
... look about it. Drove on into town and found hotel Cesar, which was quite cheap and open. It was ten o'clock and so we took it. The room was clean and breakfast provided.
We hadn't eaten yet, so went down town to look for somewhere but it seemed everywhere was closed. After much driving around we found a pizzeria thank goodness. The people in there were watching the Algerian soccer match. After they won, there was a lot of noise in the street. Lots of Algerians in this town, I ...