Center Parcs Le Lac d'Ailette
Travel Blogs from Chamouille
... meat. left early and enjoyed an empty canal all day. We arrived at the second tunnel at 1130 ready to get a few more miles under the belt but we had to wait till 3:30 to get towed throughh the tunne by the electric tugl. So lunch and a nap was in order. The tunnel is very long around 7 km and was built around 1780 when Australia hadnt even buit a brick dunny yet. It was completed by Napoleon. It was amazing to look at the hand hewn stone that was 3 m deep and 5 m ...
... popped in and met some locals. rae went off to dance and I chatted to a guy from marseilles who was here to take his kids to karate championships or something. Tried to speak to his uncle who spoke the local "pattoir" accent. no hope. but my new mate said dont feel too bad. he cant understand most of it either. rae chatted to one of the band who said she could come play for the last set. so she toddled off and got her ukelaly and harmonica. the ...
... charts there is no stopping for a looong way so i decided to call it quits for the day. Sitting in the marina i soon realised its a very busy canal. Every 20 mins or so a barge goes past. its a bigger canal so passing them isnt too hard. The locals here said where we plan to go is much busier!!! this could get exciting. this blog used to put the pics in the blog. Sorry but now it posts them by themselves so to see the photos look at previous posts which are just posts wit one ...
... a car to get it working. All this while Rae was flying in to meet us in Reims. No chance. So we stopped in sillery and waited for her there. The marina is closed of course. been closed since the 1st of october. Tonight after tea. We are in the cockpit with craig on the didge and Rae on the Uke and the harmonica and singing away. I Know I am vicariously enjoying the sounds of home made music as I am not playing. But I love it. red ...
... that day, we finally booked in a tour for Wednesday.
After the rain and cold on Tuesday, Wednesday was fine and crisp (Maximum 7degrees). Olivier picked us up from the hotel and we were his only customers that day. It was a truly fascinating way to follow the path of Danny’s 2nd Division, 26th Battalion and listen to Olivier fill in details of the war to that point, the why’s and wherefore’s and the conditions and influencing factors ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed