Chateau de Cambes
Travel Blogs from Pont-du-Casse
We were woken regularly throughout the night by the sound of the village church bells striking the hour, so it was not an early start today! After breakfast we went for a walk round the village, and after the inevitable cup of coffee we found ourselves in the narrow cobbled streets of Condom just as the church bells started ringing for mass. What a wonderful sound echoing around the buildings.
The taxi collected us at 2pm, and we were back at the Locaboat ...
Dropped the boat back to base by 7.30am so that Yvonne could catch the train. All finished with the cleaning by 10am. Left the bags and walked around town. Decided to stay for a couple of nights to sort out our next stage of travel. Sale season in the ...
... of staying on in Condom for an extra night or two, we have decided to head back to Agen (by taxi) a day early. This will give us an extra day in France in the motorhomes before we have to be back in Calais next weekend.
Being Saturday night, we decided to get some takeaway pizzas for dinner, so Charlie, Lidka and I went into town to get them, only narrowly beating anther burst of heavy rain just as we got back.
... have to obtain some samples - purely in the name of research, for Sarah - and they are divine.
Dinner was enjoyed at another riverside restaurant, once the heat of the day had subsided, then we spent several hours on the top deck of the boat gazing at the old buildings which were all lit up for the night. None of us wanted to go to bed - it was ...
Last full day on the canals. Went for another ride in the morning and explored the countryside. After lunch headed for Agen. Only had the four locks in a row before the viaduct to contend with. For the first time this week, we had another boat in the locks with us. Very difficult being the front boat - the water comes into the locks quite fast. I helped the other crew with their ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center