Travel Blogs from Vichy
... the whole time! 10/06 After a extremely warm night, (it started cooling down after 3 am) we came down to find a beautiful breakfast with a self baked brioche by Mylene who always gets up around 6 in the morning ..... After breakfast they had to go and do some shopping so they dropped us in the middle of the small town, we would visit the sites and walk back as they lived on the other side of the river 20 min walking. We enjoyed walking through this small, clean town ...
... aback by its incredible beauty. Why wasn’t this place underlined on the map? I fantasised about living here, even though, like Chantelle and many of the villages we had driven through there was not another sole in sight! I began to think no-one actually lived in any French village! Leaving Chateldon, we headed back to the main road and onwards and UPWARDS to Thiers.
Thiers seemed to be on top of the mountain but incredibly ...
... hotel Le Avigne was "cold and not boned properly, took 45 minutes to prepare, and was an all-round bugger's muddle," ranted Paul.
Apart from some tinkering with the idle on the carburettor the day has been mechanically sound.
Paul has decided to treat himself and gone for a two-star hotel tonight. He's even got his own shower and quieter neighbours, see picture for details.
Miles today: 230
Miles to go: 1,300
Keep the ...
Vichy has brought me a few romantic experiences I've never known in Australia. Before I go on, my host Mum wants it to be known that what I'm about to share is not at all typical of France, but is rather born from the second language school environment, where foreigners mingle.
And they really do mingle. I almost feel like that's the reason why some of them made the trip here.
This all started on the first day of my first week. My friend Eloise and I had ...
The house is also pretty cool. It belongs to an old-fashioned row of tall, narrow houses all joined side-by-side. It has 3 stories + a basement. The first floor is the shared space with a kitchen and living room. The second floor, with a bathroom and several bedrooms, belongs to the family. The third floor is what I like to call ''my own personal floor". There are a couple of empty bedrooms (which are temporarily being filled by the family that's arrived for the holidays) ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed