BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Les Capitouls Toulouse
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... our carriage is at the far end of the platform (of course) and, as we think the train is about to depart, we hustle through the crowd on the platform as quickly as large wheeled suitcases will allow. We're on board, having confirmed that we are in fact on the correct train, settle into our seats and relax. We're on this train for about an hour and then have a 15 min stopover at the next station and that train will take us to La Rochelle. ...
... into the lock ready to take ropes and now, to start the lock process. We stop for lunch along the canal, once the locks close for lunch, stop again at a mooring spot near Ville-Franche where we walk 2kms into the town and 2 kms back (obviously) for water, beers and some picnic style food for dinner.we head off for our final mooring point, Negra, at about 4:30pm and arrive about 45mins later. It's ...
... cassoulet. We find a restaurant, eat cassoulet and wander around for a couple of hours. Great break! Then back on board for the run into Port Lauragais. There are about 5 sets of locks to negotiate and we're getting very polished at this now. In the last part of the journey we entered the automatic lock area and these are super easy to use. They are only automatic if there is one lock. Any doubles or triples will still have ...
... and tasting. The wineries are very small here, the one we visited is only 7 acres. I'm feeling a bit less than fabulous by this time (I think I had some dodgy fish yesterday) so I don't taste any wine. Rob did and thought it was ok. Anyway, back on the bus for the trip back to Bordeaux. Tram back to the hotel to find that their restaurant isn't open on Sunday's so back on the tram to the centre to find a cafe for dinner. Easily done. An early night is required to recover fully from dodgy ...
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Not sure if we gained the rights to wear the yellow jersey but we made it to our finish of our first stage, physically fit but not sure on mentally!?
We saw some beautiful country scenery and stayed in some lovely campsite, when we made it to ones that were open ;) It was a challenging time. Maybe ...