Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Arleux, Nord Pas de Calais, France

May 29, 2014 - Tournai to Arleux, France

May 29 Thursday’s ride covered 50 km from Tournai to the town of Arleux with weather that was mainly just broken clouds. Just out of Tournai we crossed the Belgian/French border, a great opportunity for a group photo. The character of our ride changed considerably as we were now off the towpaths and onto twisting country roads, through small but beautiful French villages. We passed through the Marchienne forest, a site of several significant battles during both World Wars and then on to rolling open fields, where we chanced upon a roadside...

Jump to full entry