Travel Blogs from Monclar-de-Quercy
At Toulouse we stayed in a hotel called Privilege. It is a pretty small room for four people so it's a bit messy. At the castle of carcassone in carcassone we bought a bag of lollies with: marshmallows, sour straps,gummy frogs and bears,chewing gum and red liquorice! TASTY.
We still haven't eaten all of the lollies though.
... a turning to a very nice sounding MH aire.
It turned out that the village, Najac, is another of'' the most beautiful villages in France' It is situated on the side of a steep hill, with a castle and church right at the top.
The MH aire is right at the bottom, on the banks of the river Aveyron, just before it goes into a gorge.
... Barry to the crepe restaurant across the street from the hotel. Service was extraordinarily fast--it doesn't take long to cook a crepe--and we all enjoyed main course and dessert crepes. Barry made a small thank-you to me, Steve and Tim for organizing the trip and Jill spoke about how much she enjoyed her adveneture with us. It was a perfect wrap-up before we headed back to the hotel for a necessary early night in to be ready for our VERY early departure tomorrow.
... 9am we were not heading for the Cathedral, but the building next door, the Bishop's Palace.
This houses the Toulouse Lautrec Museum and Art collection - the biggest in the world.
He was born in Albi. His parents, minor nobility, a Count and Countess, were first cousins. Lautrec was born ...
And so, for the next 6 days, we park up on the bro's driveway. We haven't been to his new home before, and very nice it is too. As luck would have it, my mum is also visiting him, so it's good to see her too. Linda, Simons girlfriend is preparing to go into hospital in a few days for a foot op, so Simon is planning to crack on with an extension on the house while she is gone. We enjoy meals outside on the banks of the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking