Le Relais Saint Jean
Travel Blogs from Troyes
... great to finally be on the road again, after the enforced delay in England waiting for the Boomer. It will take a few days to get into the camping routine gain. At least the sun is shining and we have shed the thermal underwear!
Today we started out with our policy of not travelling on motorways unless necessary. We exited Calais via a route never taken before, including a loop through the very narrow old city streets, but we found our way onto an old Roman ...
... a three course meal, the main was sauerkraut, sausages, speck (bacon), potatoes and mustard. Yummm!!! Later in the day Fran spent some time on the computer planning our journey after the car as all the good things are coming to an end. And not slowly either! The next day the weather turned for the worse we had strong winds and rain lashing the town. Luckily not as bad as it was further north along the English Channel. Temperatures have dropped to just above 10 ...
... and things to see and do. Heaps of interesting shops, bit to early in the trip for much shopping but loving what I see. Not many people speak English - so far not having a huge success in translating but alas pointing and laughter seems to help. I Spent the afternoon at a beauty salon - manicure, pedicure and massage was just what I needed to recharge the batteries. Back to the Irish pub (James Joyce) for our final dinner with Tania as she leaves us when we get back to Paris ...
... ipad with the lovely boys from an orange shop, which will make life easier as we travel around. A nana nap in the afternoon and a lovely traditional dinner in a champagne restaurant. Very little English is spoken which made all our conversations that much more interesting. Have some great diviner pics but they are on other camera and can't work out jowl to upload onto this....stay ...
... every route on a GPS called Satmap which is great at sorting out problems but is very power hungry. Needs charged for every day used, not easy when camping.
Staying today in church accommodation set aside for pilgrims. Free apart from donation. But a bit basic. Out to a proper restaurant for dinner. Lovely. Now in a bar making one coffee last for all my wifi ...
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