Hostellerie des Criquets
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I’ve been on a steep learning-curve to know what I need to know to do my part in the development and maintenance of the site. I’m far from where I need to be, but far enough along the do the minimum.
... during the 100 years' war, being taken back and forth by English and French forces loyal to the kings of England and France. The final battle of the 100 years’ war took place quite nearby at Castillon-la-bataille in July of 1453; I’ve written about that before.
The castle played a role in the French wars of religion in the 1500s. The Durfort family took the Protestant side and the mother of ...
Cool start with breakfast in the dining room then a short stroll to the tourist office and got the little train tour around town $7 euro and took another an hour thirty. Shopped for Linnie's shoes and I ended up with a jumper and T shirt, while Linnie continues looking. Late lunch on the boat then tried unsuccessfully to hire a bike. too hard.... So ...
... in. Smuggled a blow up mattress into our max occupancy 3 room and happily discovered that out 56 euro budget hotel is only a stones throw from the centre of the city. Another win for andrew the tightass traveller!. A slow walk along the shopping strip, and then dinner at a lovely little restaurant. Beef tartare for me.... Lovely!. Anyway, it's 10.15, still light, and now we have to try and get the kids to ...
... I've been there!), and had a chat to the bartender who was from Dublin. After a drink there we went out and started heading back to the hotel. We were talking about how hard it is to make friends and meet the locals with the massive language barrier, when we were stopped by some locals and asked for directions. We didn't speak French but a couple of them spoke English. They were looking for a pub, and invited us along with them, which was so nice! So we chatted to the two that ...