Mercure Metropole Hotel Marcq-En-Baroeul
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With a solid 5 hours sleep under our belt, we rose with the enthusiasm of Year 12 students who had been up all night playing WOW. Needless to say the espresso over breakfast helped. Having mastered the path to the Gare du Nord from our accommodation, we made it with plenty of time to grab some water and munchies for the 2.5 hour trip North. Destination - Brugge in Belgium. To get there ...
... then David (after his run) joined us. They are an interesting couple with a good sense of humour and they were going to have a BBQ at the end of the jetty where we were moored. We were invited to join them to put our meat on with their rack of lamb. It was a very pleasant evening.
We wanted to see Mons but you had to walk back to near the Aldi to get the bus and that was half way or a taxi was €10 each way. In the end we didn’t go, which was a ...
... et le Beffroi, we then again got lost. We did find it but we decided it didn't look very interesting and we wanted to find a bathroom. We went back to busier part of the city and tried to find one but again it was impossible. We went to the mall where they have bathrooms you have to pay for. We then went shopping a little and I bought some gloves.
We wanted to go back to the Marché de Noël before our time ran out, so we did and people bought a few more things.
... setting that boarded the monastery and we got a bit carried away with eating delicious croquette (fried mashed potato bites similar to risotto balls but with a different filling) and washing it down with a tasting plate of 6 of the 8 different La Trappe beers they had on offer from the tap. Sonny (Toms travel companion bear) was a star with the ladies, albeit Dutch ladies...so they were a bit freaky. We then made a dash to 'Best Kept Secret' festival in Tilburg Netherlands. It ...
... 1 of the 6 night adventure with Ky and Che (a new addition to our road trip crew – and who quite possibly went home somewhat traumatized by the experience).
Thanks to Ky, our car was fully stocked and prepped with the necessities to be taken over the border and be driven in France (items which included fluorescent safety vest and roadside markers, a headlight, ...
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