Dover to Calais to Metz
Trip Start Aug 15, 2012
6Trip End Aug 25, 2012
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In true Wengler style, we went to the wrong Novotel first in an area which seemed to have been abandoned by all but a Japanese family and some sad looking couple. Thankfully we got back on the road and found our much more likely with an open on-site restaurant and English speaking staff!
I had veal for dinner, with a glass of Chablis followed by a cheese board! It's got to be done :) martins cote de beouff tasted a bit off to me but perhaps that's just my commoner taste buds, and the veal was ok. Tender but not a strong flavour
About to get some kip ready for the 800k drive to Jihlava tomorrow!
Highlights of today:
-Drove past a place called 'loon plague'
-Saw a very odd house with loads of metal model planes stuck on to it and around the grounds, and soldiers painted onto the walls - think the grand house in twister but instead of wind chimes metal planes :|
-Visited a Carrefour service station which I was excited about from a work point of view :) they sold quiche Lorraine in snack packs and we sourced some own-label crisps which were a good imitation of crunch Cheetos of America road trip fame!
-Random Jesus statue with gold crown and blood detail in a field
Oh, and the ferry ride was cool if not absolutely jam packed with French kids smoking all over the place (!!) and a little wobbly. Thank god got anti-travel sick pills :)