We arrived very stressed in this city all in good faith to get to Flemish in Belgium to hear a little Afrikaans In the consternation to focus on road I forgot to watch my diesel gauge Yes you guess right empty and on reserve and yellow warning light on To find a ga station in France metros are not easy so around and around we go and more and more we panicked until after so many questions to bystanders we eventually found one O but was I happy Our problems di...
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We finally arrived at our end destination in France What a lovely clean small city with very friendly people and so help full It is bitter cold for us here our time clocks are so disrupted -- came out of SA in winter enter Scotland in Autumn and then ran away fir the cold down to Switzerland where the snow caught us Then down to Italy and Spain just to be back here into cold winter weather again Very grateful to have made it so far Groete Yster en Pollie
On the road Paris to Calais Now here we see for the first time since in France in a small country town some fresh vegetables for sale Area is neater with better housing looks more green Intensive agric by tilling large acres of land and plant Maize and wheat and sunflower Windfarms are dotting the skyline all over in this area Groete Yster en Pol
It is cold and wet with a little sun temp 2-7 deg C We stopped and was pleasant surprised to see North Country side are in better shape neat and economically We ordered a sandwich and see on photo the size Groete Yster en Pollie
We left early from Paris to Lille It is still deep dark at 07h00 in Paris In order to evade heavy traffic we are on the way On the photo is a breakfast typical of the stupid French Cup of black coffee and croissant It is economical and on special with these roadside restaurants Groete Yster en Pollie