Grand Hotel d'Orleans
Travel Blogs from Albi
... as a cucumber and hung on to the kayak while Grandmere tried to calm Olivia down. She decided to hang out with us again after that. I guess the fighting was better than fear of drowning.
The rest of the 9km journey was relatively peaceful and enjoyed by everyone except Oli. He had decided kayaking is not for him. Jake especially enjoyed himself.
St. Antonin is a medieval town that had some amazing looking buildings. We didn't sightsee ...
It is nice to be home (well was I am about to leave again). I feel like I have been running around ever since I arrived. I mean I had to fill many forms to tell the administration that I am back in France and that I would like to enjoy the benefit France have to offer and also would like to have an health insurance and so on.... And I spend lots of time with my friends. I ...
... and settled down for a coffee, cake and a long wait. We had our books with us so we were entertained for a while. Then a gendarme posted himself by the road junction opposite - cars came and went and we had lunch. A rather nice chorizo and roasted pepper loaf with some cheese and saucisson plus a small drop of wine. It was adequate!!
By this time the road had closed so the gendarme was ...
... The rocks are enormous and cover a river in one of the places we visited. It was so much fun to climb the rocks and traverse the stream. I felt so at home in the nature, hearing the rush of the stream underneath the dense stones. There was also a huge boulder balanced on a small rock which apparently happened all by itself. It was absolutely incredible. For the night, we went to the fireworks. Every city in France has ...
... curtain. Also, the door to the bathroom doesn't close so I prop a bunch of stuff in front of the door so it won't swing open in the middle of my shower. Not only that, but the shower head is one you hold and manipulate yourself. I go into the tub and realize I don't know if I'm supposed to sit down or stand up or how this whole thing works. I figure out finally how to manipulate the faucet and get the water going. So I start sitting down ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed