Les Chalets Des Mousquetaires
Travel Blogs from Mirepoix
We were woken regularly throughout the night by the sound of the village church bells striking the hour, so it was not an early start today! After breakfast we went for a walk round the village, and after the inevitable cup of coffee we found ourselves in the narrow cobbled streets of Condom just as the church bells started ringing for mass. What a wonderful sound echoing around the buildings.
The taxi collected us at 2pm, and we were back at the Locaboat ...
... We moored for a quick lunch at Moncrabeau, then carried on to our port for the night: Condom (no s******ing at the back of the class, please). It was the birthplace of D'Artagnan, a captain in Louis XIV's guard, who was the inspiration for Alexandre Dumas's 3 Musketeers stories. There's a large statue of them in the town centre.
The local tipple is Armagnac - another type of brandy, and there is a museum ...
... France. After parking up our Motorhomes for a week there was no where to replenish our supplies so our night of 'free' parking gave us the opportunity to purchase dinner and a few treats for on the road. Dinner tonight is Casserole of Confit de canard (casserole of duck). We also have nothing for breakfast at this point but the nice lady from the shop has offered to buy croissants for us for breakfast as she will be back here in the shop at 9am ...
... can be accessed by foot. Today it's a world heritage site. I returned to Lucas's house on Friday night and departed for the Pyrénées on Saturday. The first night we stayed at Lucas's fathers friends house. A nice guy named Max. The city he lives in is at the foothills of the Pyrénées and showcases a beautiful view of the mountain rage. The next day we drove to the small ski city Cauterets which is in one of ...
Well. We will be honest and say our reasons for the next destination. Because we are adolescent dweebs who wanted to go to a lovely town called Condom. It does actually has some worthwhile surrounding areas and it was a really pleasant drive on the way down...it's not all about silliness!
Our wonderful spot for the night was a Chateau with it's own cellar door, not a bad place to pitch up for the ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting