Hotel Akena City
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- Reduced mobility rooms
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... in a Mclaren P1 sports car but rather in a 1952 Citroen. I got a great deal on the rental car though and I feel very French driving around in this vehicle wearing my suit and my recently purchased French summer chapeau. There are some drawbacks to driving the Citroen. The top speed is only 90 km/hour, there is no power steering or AC and the seats are a little firm. I keep telling Cheryl that it is a small price to pay to not be mistaken for tourists. ...
... to go. She was a great help for us with Madeline's arm. Peter her husband is more of a behind the scenes man. He and Karen met in Houston I in the eighties. Peter is from Warsaw Poland and was working as a software developer at the time. About 15 years ago they realized that with his job that they could live about anywhere so they moved to France and finally settled on the Dordogne region about 15 years ago. They bought a very ...
... there. It looked like a multigenerational project. My house reservations have paled by comparison.
Yesterday afternoon we visited a country market. We bought some fruit and olives and I bought a sun hat. I noticed that the French are embracing the superstore format and that this is putting pressure on the markets and I am sure on the small bakeries and butchers.
Yesterday we also visited a fois gros farm. Foie gras is a pate ...
... castle and played a game on a computer about rescuing a prisoner from the castle. We got the answers right and got a free little poster. We went back down the stairs and saw someone making arrows but he was speaking in French so we didn't really understand him.We went up more stairs and we saw these huge catapults. We visited a room with a princess and lots of ...
... my hardest, and he kept , "Non, jour!" He told me that my "jour" sounded more like "heuruex", which means happy. I swear I was saying it correctly, over and over, "Non, Jour!", back and forth, back and forth, I kept trying, he was serious, and I got the giggles. He must of thought I was a real nut case.
Finally, today I had success, I met another lovely French man at the Olive stand at the Ceznac Market. His ...