Hotel les Frangins
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Wednesday 8th July
On Monday night, we stayed in a
campsite in the grounds of an old chateau that we have stayed in before near
the village of Aische-en-Refail. The plan was we would arrive early and cycle
down an old railway line into the city of Namur. We did this last time we were
there but didn't have time to ...
... France is that place for the rest of the country.
The impression of the entire area, from our small village to the larger town near by, to the even larger towns, in this rural part of France - was that it was rough. Maybe the working class tough part of the country, I am not sure. Don’t get me wrong. The landscape was beautiful and there were really quaint areas, but generally it was just rough - really rough. There were just a lot of facial tattoos ...
... tapas. Back to site for stag chilli and rice. When we got back, the local drunks were hanging around the toilet and I needed a wee. Jon told them (word for word peeps!) “ma femme dans 5 minutes needs to sh*t!” They were apparently very friendly about it but I still refused to go so, to save face, in five minutes' time, HE went to the toilet!!! They did offer him a beer afterwards!! We settled for a little Sharpe and then ...
... it but, it does the most amazing fries, in great quantities along with fantastic reasonably priced food.
Feeling very virtuous, we ordered a tuna salad &, for Mick, an Assiette Anglais, (essentially cold meats, pickles & salad).
My salad was absolutely huge and delicious, (I had to leave most of it), but Mick's was even better as it turned up with a plate of "frites". As he said, "It would be impolite to leave ...
... juice or not. Having researched a little (taking full advantage of the free Wi-Fi), we found a 'kid-friendly' restaurant called Flunch. We visited with a slight sense of irony to be honest, a place named so hilariously which claims to be great for children satisfied our exhausted need for humour perfectly. So off we went (driving on the wrong side of the road for a good minute until a car hurtling towards us made us aware there was something wrong) to Flunch. After some ...