Travel Blogs from Beauvais
Up early this morning as we are travelling again. Caught the train back to Paris Nord. It certainly travels very fast. Sitting right at the back so not as smooth as the ride up. Then onto the TER to Beauvais. Looks a nice town but didn't stay to explore. Caught the No. 12 bus out to the airport and then walked to the guest house. Had dinner in - it was very nice, homemade food for a ...
... before his death at 37 years of age. He had suffered from both bi-polar & epilepsy, which in those days was poorly diagnosed & treated, and had shot himself in an attempt to end his own suffering... a sad story.
We visited his grave, where he has been laid to rest with his brother Theo dying 6 months later.
We had spent more time in Auvers than we had intended, so we grabbed some food at the local pattisarie and headed to Chantilly where we had hoped to spend ...
... lovely square in the middle. Had a very welcome beer at Les Marroniers. Walked around the village before dinner. Back to the boat for a shower and change of clothes. Had a very nice dinner at the same restaurant. Woke during the night to a terrific thunder and lightning storm. Rushed around closing all the hatches and windows on the boat before everything got too ...
... called after us and let us know a bigger car had arrived. It was a relief as the weather started taking a turn for the worse. All that was forgotten in a moment as we were caught up in the lights of the city, driving past the Arc du Triumph and down le Champ Élysee. Before we knew it we had pulled up in front of #37 Rue Île St Louis, and we were home, at least for the next week. The front door was a bit tricky, after we entered the code, we heard ...
... was accounted for and fed, we set off along the banks of the Seine for 11 miles to our last and final holding point in the park, 3 miles from the Eiffel Tower. We estimate our first view of the Tower was 8 miles away and I will admit, it felt great to see it, all the aches, worries, whatever, vanished, suddenly, we were there! Paris...... At the park we were all given our L2P blue t-shirts for completing the ride, I think we were ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking