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... 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 ...
... 12 miles per litre on fuel, and I have a 19 litre tank. That makes my range about 220 miles as a conservative estimate.
My speedo says I have travelled 190 miles since Calais/dover where I filled up before boarding, and I saw a sign just before the fuel station with my destination, Charleville-Mezieres - 37.
I'm certain that I don't have enough fuel to get there and the petrol pump hates me for speaking English.
At this point ...
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 ...
... it to be a very pretty town with the river Meuse (which is the Maas in Holland) running through it. We took a long walk along the street and the river, and then had a coffee in one of the bars. There was a beautiful little hotel across the river which would have been ideal to stay in last night, if only we had gotten this far! Bad timing!
Driving on, we passed through similar villages where the houses were quaint ...
... 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 ...