Novotel Lille Centre Grand Place
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Big day today. Went to pick up hire car which was hilarious. We had been given the address of Avis from our travel Agent. The directions read with an address. We walked around for 1/2 hour trying to find it with no luck. We eventually asked a lady on the street who couldn't understand us so she marches into the Crowne Plaza hotel and drags out some employee who could speak a little English. He takes us down the hotel lift into underground car park where all the Avis ...
From there we decided to walk the 2km out of town to the Australian War Memorial. On the way out there were roadworks and the road was closed by rollers, excavators, graders, trucks and loaders, but the site manager waved us through (on foot), telling us to be careful of the machinery. Only in France.
The war memorial is set on a low hill that was captured by the Australian troops during the battle for VB. It is a very ...
... and noticed he had been speaking to Dad in English, even without me there! At some point, he took us on a tour of Poperinge to show us where some of his works are displayed, one a senior citizens' complex, where he designed the display at the entrance and the other was in a church where he designed the display for 6 large wooden religious statues. He always talked about everything lovingly, and he was always saying in English, ...
... in the sink and bath". "I'll have to do it over the toilet"
Well you can guess the rest...the red dribbled down the side of the glass instead of pouring into the bottle. It went all over the seat, pan and floor. It stained like crazy, the tannins in this red were super strong. I had to scrub the plastic toilet seat with soap to get the stain out, even the porcelain pan copped it too!
The lesson here is don't drink red.
... 8217; took an hour instead and our plan for an evening meal in Lille became a plan for an evening meal in Calais. We opted for the Buffalo Grill, one of a chain of American diners we have seen in France and we were not disappointed. Our Harley parked outside the main doors attracted a lot of attention and we probably should have asked for a discount as we blended in nicely to the décor ...