Hotel Saint Jean
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Arrived, both totally exhausted for our first night in France. On a campsite in Wimereaux Town Lovely place, took stroll last night and actually found some places open in France on a Sunday evening, amazing... Woken Monday morning feeling excited and ...
... on alcohol, fresh bread, warm from the oven, and very fattening cream cakes.
The rain has stopped, gale has subsided to “very windy”.
A few miles back along the coast, towards Calais, we stop at Wimereux, L’Ete Indien (N50 45’10” E1 36’28”), an ACSI site (16Euro).
Other than the views, not really that impressive, but, it has the essentials for HWD, ie good ...
... a memorial at the tip of the cape to commemorate all those that had protected the vital link over the channel between Dover and Calais during WWI. These vantage points along the Opal coast were strategic not only in WWI, but also in WWII. Today's viewpoints are constructed on top of WWII bunkers, which were German fortifications that formed part of their "Atlantic Wall". From one of the viewpoints, we could see a nearby man-made lake. An info panel explained that ...
... That took some minutes to sort having to wait for one of the breakdown thingys to arrive.
So off down the road to Wimereux. We knew where the campsite was as we had used it with the hired motorhome. The only question was - could we get Monty through bearing in mind the weather and the amount of water that accumulates on the road to Ete Indien (campsite)? We decided to take a chance and take the road which had been flooded ...
Lots of dead bunnies on the roads here. Lots more than in the south of france. All about the same age. this years young I suspect.
I also suspect they uttered that age old call to arms of all young males looking for the boundries of their world and tempting natural selection.
Be it squeaks chirps or barks all young males say the same thing. "Hey fellas, WATCH THIS".