Grand Hotel d'Orleans
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... theatres which are used as classrooms for schools visiting the museum. The museum built on what we have been learning over the past few days and provided an excellent opportunity for Kate and Roy to actually read first hand accounts of the actions of the Resistance fighters such as smuggling allied soldiers over the Pyrenees Mountains into Spain, and has left us all wanting to learn more.
... museum, Kate and Roy decided they just had to go and play in the nearby park. At a beautiful 2 degrees, why not! The kids had a fun time trying out all the play equipment with the highlight being a standing see-saw as well as dragging mum and dad into relay races over logs burried end up on the ground. We were not the only ones at the park and it seemed quite a popular spot for families even in the middle of winter.
... and Fulham although there are distinctly less men called Tarquin with their Rugger shirt collars turned up and bizarrely less large four wheel drive cars. The area looks quite like England with deciduous trees and rolling farmland but is much more open as there are less walls and hedges and the villages are mainly Bastides - fortified medieval towns build mostly in the thirteenth and fourteenth century.
There is a huge pride ...
... the 13th century. The covent is an impressive brick building built in gothic style and is split inside by two naves. The stain glass windows were also amazing however the highlight is a large circular mirror around a pillar which reflected the palm shaped ribbed vaults.
The weather today was fantastic, a clear blue sky and a temperature of 17 degrees, yes 17 and this is in the middle of winter. With such nice warm weather ...
... Way to go France! I must say in Canada, I would
rather watch a movie at home sprawled out on my couch where I can control the
volume and not have to pay an arm and a leg to sit in uncomfortable chairs,
being blown away by the ear piercing volume. Oh and this movie was relatively
easy to understand as well, so overall it wasn’t a bad choice. After the movie
we went to a pub, had a drink and since we are all teachers are going to school
to be a teacher, ...