Ideally located on the "digue de mer" seafront, our appartment on the 6th and highest floor of a nice and comfortable building, will give you a very large view on the seashore (from Dunkerke to Nieuwpoort), very nice in any season. Very large south terrace (4m x 11m). Well equipped and comfortable, easy to keep and clean (plus possibility of a cleaning lady). Possibility to put your bikes and babybuggies in the basement. It is easy to park (public parking) in the street for 20 euros/week.
Travel in the ore bucket cars is free - just climb aboard - where it will be even hotter and dustier than in the "passenger carriage". The 460 km journey to Choum typically takes about 12 hr, so you'll scorch during the afternoon and then shiver after the sun goes down. Goggles would be a good idea because of the dust. Although the train doesn't go very fast, the desert winds can be both strong and persistent. As in the rest of the Maghreb, a torch is handy, since there is usually no electric power or lights in the "passenger carriage". A large, heavy duty plastic bag (such as the ones Air New Zealand or Virgin Atlantic supplies for pushchairs/babybuggies) to seal your luggage in against the dust would be a great idea!