Chambres et Table d'hotes de Margaridou
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... didn't fancy spending the night by a grey lake under dripping trees, so drove on a few more miles to a MH Aire in the nice village of Peyrac le Chateau, where we were in the company of 4 other MH's. We went for a walk around the village , and then ,guess what?
Yes - thunder and heavy rain!
... with rain and with thick cloud, meaning we haven't even caught sight of the Puys. In a fit of optimism we thought we would give the Auvergne one more chance.
We travelled on good roads via Figeac and Aurillac, aiming for the Monts du Cantal, where there are several puys ...
Today was hot and hilly. We had trouble not only drinking enough water but finding it. Only one cafe today after about 2 hours of walking so it was a good thing we bought food for a picnic lunch. So far the Spanish appear to make much better coffee than the French. Absolutely stunning vistas today. A lot of the path today was very rocky. It was definitely a hard hike and some people were completely exhausted and not prepared for the hike. We are sitting as I ...
... the place and an insect house.
Friday 13th June
Luckily we planned a low level walk today (when I say low level, the campsite is at around 888 metres). The clouds covered the higher mountains and again the sky turned black, the threat of rain being more real today. It is still hot and unpleasantly humid. We did a short walk around Lac Chambon and then up past the Dent du Murel (a white patch of rock on a cliff that looks like a big ...
... back to town, we went to the super mâché (supermarket) and bought supplies...wine, bread, eggs...and pasta for a home cooked meal. Nice for a change as although we are still enjoying the local fare, we are aware of the costs of eating out each night. Unfortunately we must leave this town after only two nights, we so wish we could have stayed longer, there was so much more to see and experience, it is somewhere we would like to come back and spend more time. On leaving ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking