Domaine du Chateau
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Lagord
... 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.
... block only one cubicle was occupied. So naturally I went to the other end, got my kit off trying to avoid dropping clean clothes on the wet floor, only to hear two voices coming from the occupied cubicle! Male and Female I should add. Must be a way of saving water? At least they didn't invite me in..
Tried my first 'wild' camp last night at Brem-sur-mer. Probably the only real wild thing was the wind. To ...
... not exactly the stuff of everyday communication.
But ever since coming to Cristallin, I've started to see the wisdom in that choice. Everywhere we look we are reminded of folk tales and fairy stories.
We've also started to see very clearly (Cristallin means clear vision) the gap between fantasy and reality; the truth of the rose-tinted glasses metaphor; mythical vs real-life France.
Beauty and the Beast?
Look no further than ...
... all have of the French cafe culture?
We ended up coming home to our own pretty horrible instant coffee which did NOT do those lovely croissants justice!
End of digression.
Next obstacle--communicating with the neighbours.
We decided that one of our priorities should be making the garden safe. It's a pretty big piece of land and must be a real problem keeping under control.
The couple who were house-sitiing here before us in ...
This will be a quick entry as it's getting late and my hands and wrists are a little cut and tender from all the bush-bashing, cutting away of brambles, blackberry, nettles and ivy that are covering this ageing but magnificent belle au bois - or more like - au jungle.
A Sleeping Beauty indeed.
For those of you who don't know the background, Richard and I are managing the start of our extended European trip ...