Hotel Saint Nicolas
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Wow, it is beautiful down here, quite different to the Loire region, it is quite rural with the rugged Pyrenees in the background and bordering Spain. Diana's forefathers came from the south of France so we drove 6 hrs to Buzy near Pau to stay and get the feel of her great grandfather's place. We had a quick look around the very close knitted communities then checked into our b&b. We stayed in a b&b La Maïnade which had rooms and also provided dinner. Sitting at ...
... A French couple came along and told us they had just seen a snake in the grass! So we thought it prudent to make a move, we had seen quite a few lizards sunning themselves, but no snakes. Once back at the van we watched more and more vans arrive until there were 13 of us overnight. The book said it would cost us 5 euros and someone would come to collect, but we never saw a soul.
Regarding the title, no, not the guy with the guitar - the rain! 4 days in now and it's barely stopped.. but being British and plucky I soldier on. In case you were wondering, the guitar practice seems to have been limited to 1/2 hour sessions which stopped at about 9m, so no harmonica required.
I went for a late shower on the last night at DO RAY MI FAR SO LA TI DO or whatever it was called and when I went ...
... final episode of Poldark - knowing that the bells would start again at 7 am, - it was not well received.
I had visions of throttling the bell-ringer like some crazed hunchback of Notre Dame - but hunched over with griping pains. Or chucking their music system out of the clock tower as I don't imagine there's a real person sitting there doing all this bell ringing.
At least Poldark didn't have to put up with incessant bell ringing, though they might ...
... old discussion about it.
I must admit not having a blind clue what they were talking about half the time but from all the gesticulation and odd recognisable phrases, it revolved around huge blackberry canes, spikes, ivy stalks as thick as your arm, the possibility of the wall falling down, what would happen in a storm with the slates on the gardener's roof and what a shame that one couldn't profit from the pool because of all the undergrowth. (Quel ...