Travel Blogs from Le Passage
... dour, disinterested tour guide! Nice chateau, but not world state ring! I managed to escape early back to the cookery school for a rest!
tonights dinner was completely of our making!two colour soup, ballotine of chicken with roasties made with foie gras fat, divine! The our lemon tart, which was out of this world, oh and cheese course in there somewhere. A fitting end to the week!
fell into bed after finishing packing.
... and statue to the four musketeers. Then to Laressingle, smallest fortified townin france, and la Romieu, a town devoted to cats as they kept away the plague. Longer story really, but not enough time to tell you here. Lots of cat sculptures around the town.
then to an Armagnac distillery, where we tasted 18 yr, 20 and 40 yr old, unfortunately wasted on me, so I fed It to one of the others, I don't like brandy of any type. Sorry France!
... had specific goods to buy, I had to get 6 red apples, 6 lemons, 2 carrots and some green beans. That was fun. The primary school we passed has their menu for the weeks school dinner on the window - no chicken nuggets here! The teachers have wine with lunch apparently!
Then to Lectour, a spa town for lunch in a local cafe - ...
... shuffle down on my bottom, hoping against hopes that there were no splinters lurking on one or more of the steps, ready to attack my bottom! Made a mental note of location of light switch after doing the necessary!
Breakfast was interesting, various people nursing a monumental hangover! Very funny to see them staggering in, not remembering the night before. I had yogurt and fruit and croissants and jam and tea, of course.
We started cooking immediately after breakfast, knife ...
... the place was heaving, live music everywhere - couldn't get near the main stage so I think the band must have been quite a popular French group. Every street was blocked with tables, there was a gourmet food street & the longest queue you ever saw for free prunes! The website says 50 thousand people come to the town for this weekend & I can believe it, too bad we're knackered so back to the hotel at ...
Other places to stay in Le Passage
Lotissement Gaussens Centre hotelier, Le Passage | 2 star hotelfrom $68