Cap de Castel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... at 6:30, take a taxi to our hotel, carry our bags up 2 flights of stairs to the reception desk and then relax in our rooms for a bit. We have a great view of the harbour, which is must across the road. We head downstairs for a refreshing ale and then wander the foreshore until we find a restaurant we like the look of. Seafood for dinner, a promenade around the harbour and then back to the hotel for the night. Full on explore in the ...
... a look around in the souvenir shop then head out for the day, just before lunch. There are only 5 locks to go through today, although there are two doubles and they are all downstream which seems a bit easier. I opt to cycle from the first lock through the next two and Sue comes with me. The single locks are automatic so we have perfected out system of dropping off the shore crew, Gary and I, ...
A good night but woken by the local bus sitting with its engines running for about 20 mins before he pulled out. Only a short drive to Puylaurens. A picturesque town on the top of a hill. We found the aire easily and it was fab. Met a bloke with a brand new auto trail. Obviously hoping the 'grandkids' would want to travel with them at some time - 6 berths! He was very keen to explain how luxurious it was and ...
... cheese in a funny amiable exchange with the 'fromagier' and wandered off into the streets in the old section of the town, down to the river. We got a great feeling about this place, smiles from people in the street and greetings. This is off season so the streets are not hectic. We spotted a barber who was closed for the lunch hours and, despite being folically challenged, I needed a cut.
With the reminder that we should ...
... to explore and photograph.
In this gorge you can see the remains of a much larger population. The two little villages out in the gorge (Citou and Lespinassierre) have more houses than people, both with a population of less than 100. Each little village, even this tiny, has its own "Mairie" - the town hall. This is where decisions for the little village are made, including what colours you can use for shutters and doors.
The flat land ...