Chateau la Caniere
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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First we had to negotiate ourselves out of the car park and into the Aires car park, which we did with much miming and sign language, our French not being as good as our poor German. Clermont-Ferrand, we discovered, is Michelin tyre city. The head office and an enormous factory were situated just next to our camp spot. Set off by tram into Clemont-Ferrand town to find a dentist to mend my broken tooth. After extremely helpful staff at Tourist Info ...
... passing through dismiss the town entirely as a result. Locals tell us Clermont-Ferrand is the end of the toll-free highway, so it is regarded by the French as but a pitstop en route to the vacation resorts in the south.
We had the advantage of a home base and one-month's time to discover Clermont-Ferrand. We came to know it for its multiculturalism and for the lack of pretence by its citizens. Everyone says hello -- even the teenage boys ...
... of soccer. We used a real ball - boy it is hard to kick and stop a shot. A lot bigger than the ball Caleb and I are used to using. Caleb and Christine then went over for a final visit and ping pong with the group at Kassim's complex. For the third time we had our salmon wrapped fish dinner. Still awesome. Mmm.... Got mostly packed up for our next ...
Caleb went on an outing with 10 or so other kids to the Museum Le Coq. He learned about minerals, birds and lots more. It was organized by the Sable Show people. Evening time was Sandball for the adults. A guy was wearing a Montreal Canadians T-shirt sober named our team The Canadians!!! Sandball consists of teams if five and you throw a small rubber ball back and forth and shoot on a big net with a goalie. You get one point for a ...
... announcer and went wild as if this were the Olympics. Canada won and Caleb started singing OH Canada as people laughed and cheered. It was really cool and warming to see a group of young men be so kind and open versus the machismo rude stuff I would normally expect. Caleb and I then went to Sable Show and participated in several games of rugby with a big group of guys. It was sand rugby with touching NOT tackling allowed. We had ...