Arcadius Le Petit Hotel
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... for lunch. With a bag each and a jacket as we know what London can be like weather wise we headed off to the airport in the car as we didn’t have massive amounts of time to get public transport to the airport. P3 carpark was found at the airport (33 Euro for up to 7 days), car parked and into the airport we went. EasyJet here we come!!!. Once finding the departure gates we went through security which includes the typical belt off for Tony and boots off for Toni, ...
We walked around small alley ways with the beautiful French decor and buildings admiring what we were seeing around each corner. It does remind us of a mini version of Paris.
As it is a bank holiday in France, the streets were quiet and most of the shops closed, much to Sophie's disappointment. We did find an indoor market with a few stalls opened and bought a baguette, ham, olives, quiche, tabouli for lunch then ...
... with all of the details which was completely unexpected. 10000 people of 38 nationalities interned
there and over 2000 Jews deported to Auschwitz. Children as young as 1 ½ were
taken to the camp, some with and some without mothers. A number of people jumped from the upper
levels of the camp as they did not want to go on the trains to an even worse
fate. It was a good reminder to us all
of what had gone before and what we don’t want to have ...
Yesterday was a quiet day, we walked the 2 and a half miles to McDonald's for a breakfast muffin which the heavily tattooed, pierced waitress managed to cough all over before serving us, was wrapped thankfully and tasted wonderful , had a quick look around the hypermarche priced up the swimming pool products and after our purchases, rat posion, ant traps, chocolate and two baguettes walked back ...
... We had a creamy pile of scrambled eggs topped with a slice of foie gras with roasted potatoes and mushrooms and salad, plus dessert. Wow - did I mention the food?
Early get-up the next morning as our train left at at 6:40am. It was a short cycle to the station and the town was very quiet with only the street cleaners and the baguette delivery people about. I felt a bit sad leaving Séte and all that I did love in the Med but new adventures await!