Auberge de la Calanque
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I've really enjoyed watching French television during my trip, especially the channel Arte. Today, a program on one of my earliest passions, paleoanthropology, featuring none other than Richard Leakey. My Mom was kind enough to drive me to hear him lecture in Buffalo, NY when I was ...
... excellent that was our afternoon sorted!
So after a quick lunch we changed into our swim wear, which in the case of Paul had to be speedos as the general swimming pool rules in France insist on no baggy shorts so budgie smugglers it has to be!!! Okay i've just been corrected, they're not speedos they're swim shorts......but still lycra hee hee. Anyway off we trotted to the spa only to be told that due ...
... Now clearly a tourist site with many french tourists taking advantage of the long weekend to visit without the hoards of Poms.
A picturesque stop and a break from inland visits, the remainder of the trip in France will follow the coast.
Back at hotel base we looked for a place for dinner in the area, nut it was Sunday, and mostly anything other than a bar was closed. We had to settle for a warmed slice of quiche and a beer at a bar in Pont Aven. No plate or cutlery, just the quiche on a piece of aluminum foil!
So if you are planning to travel to small towns in France (and perhaps Europe) most restaurants will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
all the best
A restless night for no particular reason and up at 9.30am to a brilliantly fine day and a breeze. Maybe because we were conscious that our washing was drying on the towel rail and we wondered if it would get too hot. We paid the balance of our hotel bill for the meal and drinks, 90 euro, less the 5 euro paid for better wifi access. We were on the road at 11am driving slowly around the coast. It was a crawl until we passed the turn off to St Tropez but in any event ...