Hotel Le Lion
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Pets allowed
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After a long and tiring journey we arrived at our campsite. Weather is lovely so went for an uphill walk in the evening. Just enjoying a beer in the bar now. Day by the pool tomorrow me thinks. Did a little reading by the van after breakfast and then dozed off. After lunch went and had a dip in the pool. After some much needed sunbathing we decided to have a game of tennis - Sue cheated of course! Sat in the shade now with cool beer ...
... and drove back home just in time. A couple of hours later we got ready to go to the other party at Letitia's somewhere in a nearby village in a beautiful big villa. A real shame the weather was bad and it was still drizzling as she had made a beautiful table for 20 on the huge balcony. Now we had to stay inside. There was a guy that played piano really well and she'd had rented a big pianoforte with wing. They had hoped I had brought my guitar but I ...
... told us of the local dish which was to be the evening dinner special it was called Truffade. We later on went with that, it consisted of potatoe fried with bacon in Cantelle cheese , basically a fondue served with a crisp green salad and procuitto on the side, the idea was to mix it all up on your plate and man it was good.
The Auvergne was one of my ‘wish list’ places to see. It is situated pretty much in the centre of France and is about as rural as you can get, reported to be the least populated region in Europe. I have a fascination of volcanoes and and although the land scape is made up of a mass of volcanoes, they are all extinct now and the last eruption was over 8000 years ago, although there is still a huge amount of under ground ...
I promised the farmer that I'll be gone at eight o'clock. So I break up early. I'm desperate need of a toilet so I knock on the door and ask if I can use the toilet. That's no problem. I also get a nice cup of coffee and some cake. Communication is hard but they tell me I was heading the wrong way. Luckily not far but I need to turn around. Tramping is not working today. I'm walking in ...