Hotel du Lac
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... association but we’ve kept up our friendship and stop to visit her when we can when we come through the area. Jeanne worked in the church office in Geneva for many years including during my first visits there as an AC student. Retired, she is now back in her native Narbonne, a part of southern France where people have a delightful and noticeable accent. This is also a part of France where the hot summers include the song of the locust. So mingling the ...
... the hose at me, pinning me behind the bush. The mountains stand silently watching the battle unfold, the flow of water stops expecting me to pop up out of the bush. As soon as the sound of the water spraying out of the nozzle of the hose ceased I jumped out soaking my victim “Victory!” I scream. I raise both of my hands into the air as I run around repeatedly screaming the word victory over and over ...
... we were extremely lucky in Saint Savin to get one fine day when we ventured to Gavarnie to do the circuit walk. The views were breathtaking because we were much closer to the snow capped peaks in an ampitheatre. Our 5 hour walk involved a climb of 400 metres punctuated by thunder like noises as the snow drifts cascaded down, huge waterfalls , a timid squirrel and the most wonderful scerery along the vivid green valley. The air was so clear and the icy water ...
... I raided an airport ATM for euros and collected the hire car then managed to navigate the GPS's French menu (in a German VW Golf) and entered the address to Chateau Sardac. I had timed my arrival for peak hour (not deliberately) and slowly crossed the town to the freeway to head south. I reached the toll entry and encountered the first bit of fun. I had Euros but only notes. The toll is automated and requires coins or cards. Being a French toll it only accepts ...
... Tower, overlooking the town
When we finally got there, we could see people lining the main bridge across the river. Rob suddenly said -' Good God - there's a car in the river!!'
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking