Hotel De La Boule D'Or

Address: 18 Rue Bourdillon, Chateauroux, Centre, 36000, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 18 Rue Bourdillon, Chateauroux.
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Travel Blogs from Chateauroux

Rivers and Moats

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on May 31, 2015

27 photos

... the restoration of the castle which is how we see it today. With its moat and flowers, it looks like something from a storybook.

At the beaches, we had a picnic lunch while watching the windsurfers try their luck. From there, we had coffee and tea at a small restaurant on the beach. After we left the little vacation village, the rest of the hike was in perfect natural solitude. We climbed and descended over and over. We passed over tiny bridges ...

Harems and Spiderwebs

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on May 30, 2015

28 photos

... 8217;s flight from Egypt, to the last judgement. I would have loved to have spent more time investigating the iconography, but it is the pilgrim’s job to walk, and it was 10am and we hadn’t walked a single kilometer.

Upon leaving the church, my companions remarked upon how ill I looked. Car sickness always does turn me a bit green, and they suggested that we stop for tea at the local café. The local proprietress was very ...

Legends and Lethargy

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on May 29, 2015

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... hike, we arrived in Saint Marcel, a small but beautiful village. Our hosts were not quite ready to greet us, so we walked on to the local church, which was Romanesque in origins. I am intrigued by this church and I would like to research it further in the future, if I can find some more information. The portal carvings were very interesting. If I had seen them in isolation, I would have sworn that they were Hiberno-Saxon. There were Celtic knots ...

Crossroads and Cheesecake

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on May 28, 2015

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... food, which seems to be a favorite pastime of the French people. He marveled at how badly Americans eat, and was very interested to hear what I thought about the way the French eat. He did say that he had fond memories of a restaurant in Chicago, and did I know it? The Cheesecake Factory. I had to laugh a little at this, but I told him that I did know the place well.

When our hosts arrived, they surprised us with the keys to the local church ...

Factories and Fairies

A travel blog entry by kayllisti on May 27, 2015

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... to have made friends on the trail.

I was thinking a lot today about how this trip has given me
a new appreciation for the hardships of my students. Before now, I knew how
difficult it is to learn another language. French has never come easily to me,
and I struggled through every year of class that I had. Whatever it is that
allows some people to pick up languages easily, I don’t have it. I feel like I
know so little, and yet everything ...