Mercure Lille Metropole
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Si mangia bene e si dorme bene
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... stories of various people during the war. Emotional stuff. We also went for a walk along the ramparts of the town, starting at the Menin Gate, across the Lille Gate and as far as the ramparts now go. There was a wonderful display of posters and stories about promoting peace in the world. I think I read every word on every poster, I was so impressed. I also made Rob climb 231 narrow winding stairs ...
... in on when advertising Lille. These tend to get in Lille's way unless you actively research the city itself. There are no prevailing myths or legends that could act as a rough guide, as there are with places such as Paris. If you go to Lille for Lille, and not for Disneyland or the battlefields, it won't often be
simply because word of mouth recommends it.
I won't be here to gauge the depths of Lille (although I will of course ...
... had not written today's date that we were travelling on our Euro ticket. I explained that on the last train from Amsterdam the conductor had written this on the ticket for us, and we thought that was what was supposed to happen. He repeated,"you should be shot", and handed our tickets back to us. Suzanne and I quickly grabbed a pen from her bag and I wrote the date and passed it back to him. He looked at it and then passed it back and then stamped our seat ...
... river Lys as a natural river, meandering round tight bends in places. We did not know when to stop taking photographs of the houses, they were all so different and some more pretty than others, but still wonderful. If we saw the owners, we did not know if we would offend them if we took a photo of their lovely house, or it would offend if we didn't, like "what is the matter with my house then?" It reminded us of the upper River Thames ...
... a tight space in windy conditions.
We had to go passed a pontoon jutting out with boats on and then go sideways along the pontoon to end up alongside another pontoon behind another boat. Life was made easier when a Dutch couple came out of their boat and took our lines.
We had a gin and tonic after today's weather with so much hailstones, sleet and thunder. If we hadn’t needed water, we would have stayed put.
4.45 John ...