La Claire Fontaine
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We left Liege this morning at 10:30 and made excellent time through two locks and 35 km to Huy. On the way the beautiful Belgian scenery was spoiled by derelict industrial facilities beside the river-- very unimpressive for about 20km of the whole trip. We did take some photos along the way to point out how really different this country is to the one we've just ...
... probably.) The photos will show just how big this lock was. After the fright we had about a week ago, we are both very careful and thorough with what we do. Not surprisingly the result is always good and is giving us a lot of confidence. Having crossed the border not just the topography has changed. Familiarity with English is much less, the navigation charts are very different and not as easy to use (Steve Jobs must have gotten his fetish for making things easy from a Dutch ...
... mountain goats in the cliff face opposite the river. no pool but the river is nice enough. We got to see stage 3 of Tour de France at Huy. Very nice little spot. Very authentic tavern on site, excellent for enjoying a drink while catching up on the re plays of he TDF! ...
... asking for a receipt; which we got as a scribble on the back of a business card. So we leave the Valse Lent and Namur behind, a lovely peaceful spot, but not really relaxing to stay in the end. We drive to Andenne along the river Meure, which is the first place the tour crosses before heading up for a climb and then turning back to finish in Huy. We follow the route the tour will take, and see early preparations, people staking their spot, road blocks, cafes with flags ...
... but I'm not good at that sort of language. Even in print. Even as a quote. A friendly Belgium came to his aid but Peter merely dusted himself down, said " it happens - I'm used to it" and walked back over to me sat in Herman looking on in horror. At this point we decided it was too awkward for me to try and drive across the station against the flow of traffic to get to the diesel pump and we would stop at the next one. Lets face it, this one had already had its fair ...