Hotel Le Saint Hadelin
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Sun Aug 3
-got rolling to nearby Namur and were pleased with how fast the Belgian expressways are.
-a stop in the info center got us well oriented and armed with a handy map of the citadel in English.
... size packs of chocolate and peanuts
2 cases of wine (ranging from pretty decent bordeaux down to 8 euro box wine - aka later to be converted to mulled wine as otherwise undrinkable).
Camped for the night in the Vallee de la Meuse very near the Belgian border and joined in a local French guy's birthday party by accident, though at least got to enjoy plenty of Belgian beer which I would have missed out on otherwise.
... Australian diggers lost their lives. Driving out of town, we saw a cafe marked 'ANZAC Rest' and decided it as good a place as any to stop and grab a bite. Inside we met the owner, Johan who welcomed us with open arms and enjoyed a long chat with us about Australia. Evidently Johan had been responsible for the excavation of a number of relics from the war around the area, and explained he had been the one to uncover the 5 bodies of Australian diggers in 2006 that became massive ...
Today we drove about 200km in the ****ing rain ... Both wet till the bone!! Luckily we found a small camping with rooms for rent. The room is actually very big, with a kitchen included. After everything was unpacked, I enjoyed a warm shower after having very cold the whole day long. Afterwards we enjoyed a nice meal in the local restaurant. It is now 21.15h but I guess I will not be awake for a long time anymore. Sleep ...
The mystery of why it was inexpensive was revealed when we arrived and found that ancient structure (some of surrounding walls are nearly 1000 years old!) now lies in the shadow of a nuclear power plant. Rather anachronistic….
We got settled in and snacked on some things we had brought along. The restaurant is closed on Sundays and we had spent enough time in the car for one day. We’ll just relax tonight and ...