Chateau De La Cote
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Brantome
... So I helped her carry a huge bag of wet washing right across the village and up a hill and then down a long gravel track which then became an overgrown grass path and I began to wonder what I had got myself into. Suddenly we were in an overgrown clearing in a wood and in the middle was a half built, modern, brick house and an ancient pigeon house. She was living partially in the pigeon house and sleeping in the unfinished house which had a roof but no doors ...
... men. We shared a single bathroom that had a door that didn’t lock…not very comfortable. I would also like to say that men have a freedom I just don’t have as a woman. Every time I share a room with men, they strip down to their underwear to wash their clothes, then they sleep in their underwear and walk around the refuge like this. I, however, do not really have the option of stripping down to my underwear in a room full of men and walking around like ...
... we never stopped for more than 3min at a time. I didn’t enjoy this walk at all. I felt sick and completely exhausted. It’s awkward when your companions are thirty years older than you and are not having the same troubles, but they have both been walking over 30km a day for two months now. For me, it’s only been a few days, and before I left for this trip, I had never walked that much at once in my entire life, let alone with a large backpack in 90 degree heat. Usually, if ...
... completely tranquil.
Next, I stopped at the cathedral. This cathedral looks nothing like the others that I have seen so far. Its silhouette has five domes and a large bell tower. To enter the cathedral, you first walk through the ruins of the earlier church built in the 11th century that was destroyed by a fire in the 12th century. The rest of the cathedral was built largely during the 12th century in the Byzantine ...
... as we walked together as a group of four to the town.
We stayed in a hotel in Negrondes, as all the pilgrim refuges had been booked full. The hotel was very expensive, so my companions and I shared a room with two queen beds. They, kindly, shared a bed while I took the other for myself. Splitting the room brought the price down to a manageable $25 euros a person. However, the hotel only had very expensive food as an option, there was no ...