Hotel Balladins Castres
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... rot to such a state that even I could smell it.
A couple of days later I decided to take the motorbike and drive to a village about 10km away where there were apparently four castles. I still don't have a detailed map so relying on the tourist office one I set off to find the only road that runs out of the west side of the village. Unfortunately whilst there was only one road on the tourist map, on the ground there were five or six and none of them had ...
Today we woke early an got up for breakfast which was pretty average a lot of breads, meats and cheese, then got in the bus and drove close to 4 hours to a lovely chateau in the medoc area! The winery was built in the 16th century and it still had the original cellar were they aged the red wine. After the tour of ...
Leaving Ainsa, we drove 40km along Mountain valleys - wow - to get to the 3.4km tunnel into France. The views there were possibly even more breathtaking as we carefully drove down the series of hairpin bends. Lush green, forested and ridiculously steep hillsides stretched before us and villages 400 meters popped up from each other as they clung to the steep slopes. There was an immediate change in houses, with the terra ...
... the meat cuts, cooking techniques and traditions. We started with an artisan boulangerie- with a traditional oven that was 4 metres deep. The shop front area was tiny and the 4 metre paddles were stored on hooks above the customer's heads. With all the left over egg whites he made meringues - nothing is wasted. In the meat market, again there were neat and orderly lines at all the counters. The butchers were cutting the meats for each customer - there ...
... bar, sometimes they'll talk to you sometimes they wont, I don't care, the food was good last week and I was hoping they'd have the same menu, It was different today. There were 3 choices for the main, salmon, pasta or beef and nothing like I had last week! Oh well, I opted for the beef and it was excellent, served with frittes and yellow beans. Had the pate for a starter again. It was really busy today before I finished my lunch they ...