BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Francais
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
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... drew, we talked about each other's travel destinations, and she gave me some tips on how I too can draw and paint like her "it's not hard" she said. It occurred to me, these drawings and paintings are like her photographs of their trip.
It was time to leave to move on to the next Chateaux and as we were boarding the bus again, Tania tore out a page of her small pad, handed it and an Artline pen to me and said "just give it a go". She was ...
... more than the two days we stayed. Absolutely fabulous! The most absorbing activity was our visit to the Palais des Papes. How Catholic are we? Never knew that for almost six centuries the papacy was at Avignon, not Rome. This was the time when Clement, the something, and his successors built this magnificent palace with the most awe-inspiring halls, chapels and rooms. And so much of it is still preserved. Much of the statuary is still in excellent condition too, except ...
... his grandma, who were sitting at the next table. Then on to do some more shopping! Oh dear the miser meter is stuck on open!
In the afternoon we did a trial run on the bus we will catch tomorrow to get to the train station. It was so crowded and the traffic was really heavy. It will be fun taking our luggage with us tomorrow, not! While waiting for the bus we discovered a huge shopping centre inside a ...
Opted for a quiet day, explored this sweet village, bought the breakfast baton, went for a lovely walk for a couple of hours, read, listened to Music on my iPod, sketched, watched a woodpecker getting his dinner and generally chilled. No driving, that was nice. Will go and explore the small villages nearby tomorrow, also time to go shopping, the fresh food is finished and the fridge is ...
... worked out that if you can park close enough you don't need to go inside and can do what you need to do in the comfort of the van, my waistline is going to thank me for that! Stopped the night at an Aire in the lovely village of Trémolat. Watched the van beside me desperately rotating their satellite dish looking for a TV signal, it made me think of ET trying to find a signal so he could "go ...