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Woke up at the crack of dawn after a good nights sleep today and had a good walk round to see the nearby sites. Even though it was early the fish market was in full swing and what a site to behold, fresh fish galore straight off the boat onto the quayside, 2 litres of Mussels Si Vous Plait ! - my kind of grocery shopping. We ventured into town for fresh bread and the best garlic we have had in years to make Moules Marinere later ...
Wednesday 8th July
On Monday night, we stayed in a
campsite in the grounds of an old chateau that we have stayed in before near
the village of Aische-en-Refail. The plan was we would arrive early and cycle
down an old railway line into the city of Namur. We did this last time we were
there but didn't have time to ...
... in desperate need of a good shower. The shops were a bit grimy and just in general the area was the anti-stereotype of the high fashion, sophisticated French. It was surprising actually.
Well how did we end up here you might ask? Well, we opted to go to this part of France because we’d never been there before and to be honest, when we (meaning me) booked the apartment, I thought it was Southern Belgium. So my screw up on geography landed us in this ...
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.