La Bastide de Chapdeuil - Chambres d'hotes
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... on the other. The women and children were then taken to the church. The men were then split into several groups and led into three barns, two garages, a warehouse and a hanger.At around 4pm, an explosion in the village signalled the start of the massacre. It began simultaneously at each of the men’s sites. The SS fired low at the men’s legs and continued until nothing moved. They then covered the bodies with straw, hay and wood and then left. The ...
... in hopes of getting in a distillery tour, stopping in Jarnac, which lies between Angouleme and the city of Cognac. We went first to the Courvoisier distillery. Unfortunately, we were too late in the day for a tour, but the front desk woman was very kind, and spoke English, offering to give us a mini-tour and tasting. The most interesting part of the experience was the smell-o-scope video presentation: a 10 minute film about one of their cognacs that ...
... rare alone time with the Bride and Groom before the wedding, and lucky for them as they had no GPS and their laptop with the all important map, was flat. Dan took the drivers seat (once her figured out which side it was on) and did a fab job of directing us with Jez and Helen in tow, nearly 2 hours away to our B&B in the tiny town of Bonnes. With 12 minutes to spare we manage to duck into a little supermarche to grab a picnic dinner (read: more cheese, more meat, more ...
... it'll do, I thought.
And so we entered yet another beautiful, well cared for old building and I wondered why we'd never bothered to come back here.
We were - not exactly greeted as much as warily eyed up by a stern-looking French lady. She didn't look too pleased but we were shown to a table far away from the other guests. Because of the dog, she informed us un-apologetically and though I understood perfectly it would have been nice to ...
... valuation. The week continues but by Wednesday we've had enough and want to come home. Ferry is not till Saturday.
Friends are going to Ypres and suggest we meet them. We find hotel and decide to go Friday night. Last minute change and we decide to leave Thursday. We plan to stop at Pierrefonds on the way to Ypres!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking