Travel Blogs from Albaret-Sainte-Marie
... of chocolate! It was delicious. Joanne's shins were a lot better today. She did a number of things differently and it helped. That picture of me with 2 packs a day ago was not posed!! Our Gite was in a 15th century building with a spiral stone staircase, walls several feet thick, small wooden latched door to our room with an antechamber before the main door. Breakfast included was 65 euros a night - a real steal on this Camino as everything is quite expensive compared ...
... Scarlett & Gen took turns to read the English info pack about each room. It was surprisingly interesting! We all enjoyed it. The miniature models made of stones were the best bit - set out like the town, complete with river running through. We pack again tonight and tomorrow head East of Avignon for a few nights on our way to Italy. The next site looks a little more 'normal' with pool etc. I hope it has less flies! I've had my fill ...
... well waking up around 8 to a heavy mist. It soon cleared and out came the flies! There are a lot of flies here! Scarlett is struggling with them, but a gift from the store of a swatter made her happier, at least she could take the upper hand! Despite flies the other wildlife is impressive, as are the views of the gorges. We found the 'cascade' and it is simply stunning. A short drop to the waters edge, the stream is ankle deep, rocky - but fine with ...
This entry by Tom.
What a day. Even with disasters, it was a special day on the road.
After breakfast at the hotel, the gang gathered at the van to load up and shove off. Mark left early; Dave, Linda and I took the long route with some changes they cooked up to shorten it a bit and bypass the national roads as much as possible, and everyone else took the more direct route...as far as I knew at the time.
First up was ...
... this episode is the story of the three of us today.
The subject includes the word "tunnels" because we went though 13 or 14 of them today. All of them were short and did not really require lights, but we put them on anyway.
After an initial climb out of Mende, at the 10 km point we decided to do the extended route. We had just turned the corner when Steve had ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility