Chateau des Bondons
Travel Blogs from La Ferte-sous-Jouarre
... so long. We have the group that sit together on the bus, the bus B group, the home stay group, the cornet/trombone group etc, etc. Today it was raining and there was a picnic planned for at the Hortillonages or floating gardens. But it's raining! We still go! Our host families come with us and yep, we all sit there in the rain eating our sandwiches, our noses dripping and our backs getting wet from the umbrella water! Some brave people go for a boat ride to ...
... till I landed in Manchester and had to go through immigration that was an absolute nightmare then to book in bag again and get a boarding pass.i am sorry sir your bag is overweight,but air france let me fly here at that weight and I am flying under their umbrella or alliance carrier sorry sir you will have to take that up with air France .my travel agency said that since I was flying Singapore airlines on international ticket that they would honour that ...
... our little flirt session with David, we boarded our flight pretty much right away. Nothing too exciting about the flight - unless you consider uncomfortable sleeping and a small bout of flight sickness exciting! Anyways, we made it off the plane, were one of the first passengers to get their luggage and were off on the RoissyBus and Metro to our hotel. Yes, we somehow found our way using local transportation - props to Thais for the very helpful hints!! - ...
I am writing this from the airport departure gate at the Paris CDG airport, terminal 2, section K, gate 30! The fact I managed to get here is an achievement and a relief. Paris has an amazing metro system with around 15lines running constantly. We did our best to navigate around the city with it and had the occasional hiccup! Did not help everything is in French! Most stations are connected with one another through an amazing subterranean tunnel system and buskers ...
... saw a couple of modern day artists painting harbor scenes as we walked around.
We visited Saint Catherine Church, built in 1466. The nave of the cathedral resembles an inverted boat, attesting to the seafaring trade so prevalent on this northern coast.
Today is Wednesday and we are in luck, because there is an open air organic food market near Saint Catherine Church every Wednesday morning. It was interesting to see the local vendors selling regional products such ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed