Center Parcs Le Lac d'Ailette
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... of WW2. The church was bombed, of course, and the fires were so hot that anything metal melted. They actually have gargoyles who had rivers of metal rather than water coming out of their mouths (pic 1). It was a really incredible reminder of the power of fire and the horrors of war.
There were a few of the giant statues that used to adorn the outside walls of the church in there as well. It’s easy to mistake their size when you see the church ...
... I might have been able to. Sad…
In the end, I settled on watching Good Will Hunting since I know the movie well enough. I did learn how to say "what" in French cuz of that movie. Watch it again, kinda weird how many times they say “what.” Lol! My internet here is actually pretty good so I watched “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” instead which was incredibly cathartic.
I decided to sleep in today and was afraid I was starting out ...
... a Sunday and felt rather tiny as the only boat in the lock. There is a port de plaisance just past the Peronne lock that is tucked into a small corner of what they call the Grand Large - which is basically a huge lake, 5 or 6 times bigger than Lake Merritt, with 10 or 12 pontoons for smaller boats and some wall spaces for the big guys. We parked on the end of one of the pontoons and between current and wind pushing away from the dock, made pretty much a hash ...
... parked here gave us the card of a boat builder/repairer off towards Paris and I think we will try emailing him (in French, sigh) on Monday.
Meanwhile Stan put a plywood roof on the missing part and has wood and styrofoam to block up the holes and some vinyl stuff to glue down across the top that will get us through for the foreseeable future, though it sure does not look lovely!
We ended up needing an extra day in our hotel as dealing with ...
who was present at the battle with the Prussian army, later wrote that
he was approached by some of his comrades in a state of dejection. He
had previously cheered them up with memorable and clever quotes ...