Kyriad La Rochelle Centre
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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Wow, it is beautiful down here, quite different to the Loire region, it is quite rural with the rugged Pyrenees in the background and bordering Spain. Diana's forefathers came from the south of France so we drove 6 hrs to Buzy near Pau to stay and get the feel of her great grandfather's place. We had a quick look around the very close knitted communities then checked into our b&b. We stayed in a b&b La Maïnade which had rooms and also provided dinner. Sitting at ...
... we found the church up on the hill….puff, puff, puff go the old fogies, boy were we glad of a sit down in a pew when we got there. It had the most beautiful stained glass windows we have ever seen, each one telling a different story. Back down in the town we walked along a boardwalk that ran around a lake just behind where we were parked, then sat for a while and watched the world ...
... totally self-sufficient and independent I went to a pizzeria and had a cracking Pizza Paysanne (yes with a raw egg in the middle - proper!!) and two pints of Jupiler. Bear Grylls look at me and learn..
Today I haven't travelled that far- Chatellailon Plage just below La Rochelle. Discovered on the way that the van doesn't always want to go the way the wheels are facing in the wet. I think the French ...
... rings 7 times, then there's a pause and then rings 7 times again - just in case you might have managed to drop off to sleep, then rings 3 x 3 times to make REALLY sure you haven't dropped off - and then, as a final sadistic touch, rings with clanging intensity for about 3 minutes more.
The same happens at 7 pm, which wouldn't be so bad normally but when suffering from la grippe gastrique or whatever, trying to get a bit of kip to be able to stay up and ...
... got a positive response - for the citron. He was probably a bit disappointed Monsieur didn't opt for the biere but he coped admirably.
But the really big test was to come.
M Leblanc invited us back to his house to share un verre our deux with Mme Leblanc in a couple of hours time.
OMG - how would we get through a social situation that might last an hour or so? And how would poor M et Mme endure it?
It started well though, with ...