Hotel De Biarritz
Travel Blogs from Vichy
... the whole time! 10/06 After a extremely warm night, (it started cooling down after 3 am) we came down to find a beautiful breakfast with a self baked brioche by Mylene who always gets up around 6 in the morning ..... After breakfast they had to go and do some shopping so they dropped us in the middle of the small town, we would visit the sites and walk back as they lived on the other side of the river 20 min walking. We enjoyed walking through this small, clean town ...
... The office of course was now shut for the day resulting in us staying the night at a rather precarious angle. Oh the embarrassment. I had visions of us sinking further overnight and toppling right over. Mistake number 3 – do not park on a grass pitch in the pouring rain! And if you have no choice keep your driving wheels on solid ground.
Morning came and I went to the office as soon as it opened only to be told that as it ...
... hotel Le Avigne was "cold and not boned properly, took 45 minutes to prepare, and was an all-round bugger's muddle," ranted Paul.
Apart from some tinkering with the idle on the carburettor the day has been mechanically sound.
Paul has decided to treat himself and gone for a two-star hotel tonight. He's even got his own shower and quieter neighbours, see picture for details.
Miles today: 230
Miles to go: 1,300
Keep the ...
Vichy has brought me a few romantic experiences I've never known in Australia. Before I go on, my host Mum wants it to be known that what I'm about to share is not at all typical of France, but is rather born from the second language school environment, where foreigners mingle.
And they really do mingle. I almost feel like that's the reason why some of them made the trip here.
This all started on the first day of my first week. My friend Eloise and I had ...
... arrive at the train station. It is literally just at the corner and up the street from my house, which makes travelling super convenient. On the other side of the train station, about 10 minutes walk, I arrive at my friends' house.
My friends are an elderly couple. I know them because they are in the same church as me, though I had never met them before now. I go to see them every Sabbath. We have a service and then they have me for what is always a glorious 3 ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed