- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Wednesday May 7
His view of the day:
So, we have left the beaches and rivers and reached the mountains. At about 1200m tonight, still with the last of the snow surrounding us. The drive here was remarkable because it was all at 130 Km/hr and cost 28 Euros in tolls! I have found that speed for a prolonged period to …
... Veringetorix, who almost halted Caesar's success in Gaul. Fountain of Aloise. Statue to Pope Urbain the Second, who initiated the Curia in Rome and set up the first crusade. Then looked into the Unesco listed Notre Dame du Port Basilica with really impressive roof line and tiling. Back to camp to meet up with Rob and Rob again, who had driven in from Lyon. They had also scored a tour of the Michelin factory before retiring to Maccas to collect ...
... passing through dismiss the town entirely as a result. Locals tell us Clermont-Ferrand is the end of the toll-free highway, so it is regarded by the French as but a pitstop en route to the vacation resorts in the south.
We had the advantage of a home base and one-month's time to discover Clermont-Ferrand. We came to know it for its multiculturalism and for the lack of pretence by its citizens. Everyone says hello -- even the teenage boys ...
Caleb and I ventured out to catch a game or two of a junior tennis tournament that was starting today. The teenagers were playing on clay courts just like at Rolland Garos (French Open). I went over with Caleb all of the different types of playing surfaces at the four majors in tennis. Close by Caleb approach some teenagers and promptly got us both into ...
... and two points for a spectacular goal - think 360 spin or no look goal etc. Our team was awesome and we won all four games. The final play was epic - I was twenty feet away from the other teams goal and facing away from it - I received a pass, bent down an rifled it on net between my legs ... It went right in - top shelf ... A young observer screamed 'Spectacular' ... Caleb was proud of pops and said he would pick me for his team for ...