Chateau De Codignat
Travel Blogs from Clermont-Ferrand
... the place and an insect house.
Friday 13th June
Luckily we planned a low level walk today (when I say low level, the campsite is at around 888 metres). The clouds covered the higher mountains and again the sky turned black, the threat of rain being more real today. It is still hot and unpleasantly humid. We did a short walk around Lac Chambon and then up past the Dent du Murel (a white patch of rock on a cliff that looks like a big ...
... and we have to be careful not to put on weight, cause that's real easy here !!! Mylene had seen I had a guitar with me and asked me play which I did for a bit. We had a real nice evening and went to bed around 2:40 am. 11/6 After breakfast we said goodbye to this so friendly couple that had spoiled us in the 2 days that we were here. We left around 11:15 direction Montpellier. The road was absolutely beautiful and we really enjoyed it. We arrived at 5:15 pm at La Grande ...
... back to town, we went to the super mâché (supermarket) and bought supplies...wine, bread, eggs...and pasta for a home cooked meal. Nice for a change as although we are still enjoying the local fare, we are aware of the costs of eating out each night. Unfortunately we must leave this town after only two nights, we so wish we could have stayed longer, there was so much more to see and experience, it is somewhere we would like to come back and spend more time. On leaving ...
... but did notice way below us when we looked over the view point a huge car park and I believe another Aires.
The drive down the mountain was even more treacherous than the drive up so by the time we got to the bottom, we were both tired. Found a sign for a campsite that was advertising a very low beginning-of-season rate so we went there for the night. It was raining and had been for a while and the rain combined with the ...
... like a few pubs I know.
Now you would have thought, and I certainly did, that Paul's sat nav would be a weatherproof edition made to withstand the tough conditions on the back of a bike. Well, you would be wrong.
His sat nav is a regular car version that is designed to work in the air-conditioned environment of a modern car.
Thus Paul has sought to protect the device with an elaborate cradle of gaffer tape and a ziplock bag. However ...
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- Tennis Court
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Room service