Mercure Metropole Hotel Marcq-En-Baroeul
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... clearly it's kind of just there. I look to try maybe get a train to Brussels to the waist the day away a bit easier but by the time I had done that my Coach would been here to take me to gent. One thing I will say is the supermarket is amazing so much cheese in different types of food it would be nice to spend a little bit more time here to discover that for myself a bit ...
... the Jordaan area. The red light district is not scary or unnerving, it is pure tourist. It is a little weird when you get semi naked women in large windows watching for guys but other than that it is low key with tons of "coffee shops" and pubs. I visited the Anne Frank House because there was surprisingly no line to get in. Even though I have seen a concentration camp and the Jewish memorial, I think this made me the most emotional because you walk through the original building ...
... for dinner which was very enjoyable and filling. Kevin had an interesting wild berry beer with his meal, very sweet. We wandered back to our lodgings the day still light at 9pm and retired for the night, through which we slept until 9:00am - oops!
Worst still our life line has gone, the Internet is not working on the mobile and France, being France, now has two consecutive public holidays so we cannot get it fixed before leaving Lille
C'est la vie!
... Hulluch Rd. Here I came across 3 pommies. One was obviously a photographer and the other 2...I'm not sure. One observation is that 1 guy was wearing a tweed jacket with leather elbow patches. Back home this would qualify him as an engineer...but over here?
I discovered the threesome were researching a new book. The book will focus on 50 dead soldiers from WW1 whose lives, whilst brief, achieved something notable. At the St.Marys cemetery, the guys ...
... t fit in. Only kidding! We have to go to not so good places so now and then we can stay in nice hotels!
Got to Lille after having a tour around the local neighbourhood (read got lost finding hotel) and had a lovely lunch by the fireplace. We liked it that much there we decided to have dinner there also.
So the next day we headed on out to Lille centre via the Tram system. Again another fantastic public transport system that ...
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