Deltour Hotel Mende City
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This entry by Tom.
There was widespread panic this morning as it was expected to be hot again like yesterday. Barry left even earlier than he normally does and Mark was on the road before 7am, too. Everyone else left before they usually do, including Dave, Linda and I who were last. Linda had to repair a flat rear tire before we got moving …
... All for nowBreakfast this morning at Les Arty's and off to The Bridge, spectacular does not describe it, like something you might expect in space travel.
We tried to find directions to Roquefort to try the cheese but to no avail, bit of a look around Millau and decided to push a litle north along the river valley, when we found Les Vignes.
Only about 240 k's to Jeff and Nicole's where we are ...
... by the fact it was designed by an English architect, Sir Norman Foster.
We completed the day by visiting the Barrage at Pinet. From here the Tarn is dammed and each night, water is pumped to the top of the hill and then released to drive turbines to create electricity. The Tarn, escaping from the dam, is a mere trickle and we could follow its journey no further but we think it flows into the Garonnne and from there to the ...
... was a really interesting place. Next stop was a signposted Caves of the Troglodytes. Expected this to be caves dug into the side of rock, hills or similar and used as dwellings. Instead they were homes half built into the banks, having been dug out rather than truly using caves. We were unsure exactly where to go and asked a couple who pulled up in the car park - she spoke great English, having lat told us she had lived in the states for 5 years and so together we walked up ...
Had breakfast in Hotel de France baguette paid with vis but he disappeared out back with visa. Concern? Breakfast 12 and room 35. Walked over the mountains of the Aubrac. Very hillt through fields of cows and bulls. Lots of gates to open. The cows were pale brown in colour and had horns . Very hilly and windy. Arrived in Aubrec at lunch time. ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed