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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... beach: last edition one of the cars drove at high speed through the waves, lost control and flipped over. We also heard apparently one team managed to drive 150km/hr in an old Opel on the beach which he did not recommend.
With this good advice we said goodbye to Bert, Mariette and Ruud and left Hazeldonk. Next stop: France! Unfortnately shortly after we left Hazeldonk we received bad news: Team Dakar Runners had to give up thanks to ...
... and has no patience whatsoever with Japanese tour groups.
We were free for lunch after the lecture, so I wandered around the Cathedral some more and saw the altar, the Blue Virgin (stained glass where Mary is in a robe of what came to be known as "Chartres blue"), and the Virgin of the Pillar, a smallish statue of Mary looking regal with baby Jesus mounted on a pillar. Also found the obligatory statue of St. Teresa and lit a candle. The most interesting item was ...
... absolutely stunning, awesome . . . add superlatives. The weather was kind - balmy in fact. And the crowds were happy and excited and, well, festive! Although the show went on to 1 AM we were tucked up in bed by 11. There's a limit to Peter's capacity for raging! Good thing we were . . . it started to bucket down at midnight. So today found us walking in the rain (light) into the centre to see Chartres in daylight. Overall opinion - should be on a bucket list for ...
... on the internet, I found the perfect place: Chartres! It was only 96 kms away from Paris. The only thing I knew about Chartres was that it had a formidable cathedral. A new adventure awaited us as we rushed to the train station. We managed to buy the tickets only 5 minutes prior to the journey. There weren't as many trains to Chartres as we thought there would be. If we hadn't bought the 13:06 train, we would have to wait ...
... Dame. It hasn't lost any of its iconic presence as what I consider to be the majestic cathedral of its time. The trees that I remember parking the camper under 28 years ago is now part of the cafe plaza, a pedestrian only zone. We went to the tourist office and arranged our travel to Paris and return and the accomodation on either side of our 4 days in Paris. We then went inside the cathedral and spent some time looking at the beautiful lead ...