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After getting off the Euro Tunnel Train it was a bit of guess work as to where we would go. It was pouring with rain and cold and windy so we decided that we wouldn't go far. We have a great camp site app so I checked a few out and we hunkered down in a delightful little campground where the french lady was helpful, lovely and oh so French. Loved that. We were camper bound for the day but by ...
... a couple of Ski stations on the way, Fromagal being the highest at 2600mts. We went past lakes, along the bottam of valleys, skirted the peaks and parked next to banks of snow on the way. Quite a trip.
Lourdes- a mad place, described as 'Blackpool with nuns' by my good friend Dean which sums it up nicely. The shops are groaning & heaving with statues, crosses, snowglobes, cherubs on a rope, bottles for 'holy water', minature grotto scenes,anything you can think of ...
We arrived in StOmer at 0400 local time. We found the campercar parking with no troubles and joined the only other van there.
All shattered we promptly got our heads down and managed approximately 15 minutes sleep before the first of the VERY noisy freight trains passed by our rear window. Trains followed hourly till ...
... A pitcher of rose wine and we really believed we were in France.
Because of the early start, (or maybe the wine?) we then went for a nap.
We're off out now to eat, yet again, before a reasonably early night as we have an early start in the morning.
We will really have to cut down but it's our first day so, who cares!
Don't know when the next post will be but, hopefully, day after tomorrow from Baden-Baden.
... set aside three full days for Calais, since her guidebook had raved about it, only to realize that you can do everything cool in Calais in just under 30 minutes. She was having trouble meeting people at the hostel and very happy for a travel buddy for the morning.
We explored the massive Church at the centre of Calais, had some pastries in the park and finally went to the lovely city hall where a copy of Rodin’s famous statue, The Burgers of ...