Hotel Du Lac La Mezelle
Travel Blogs from Bourbonne-les-Bains
... the “continental divide” in the sense that rivers on the south, Soane side, flow south to the Med, and on the north, Marne side, rivers flow to the Channel.
The locks on the Soane side are mostly all automatic. When you get to the Marne side, headed down, there is a long serious of manual ones that come with a traveling lock-keeper. The automatics are started by the remote clicker, and then once inside you have to raise a blue rod ...
... thanks Tony - to help source somewhere for me to stay last night. The place he found was only 11 Euros and the profile picture of the owner on the airbnb website gave a passing resemblance of a mad axeman (not my words!). While not unduly concerned about this description, I was surprised that the directions to his address were somewhat vague - "walk slowly down the main street for five minutes, then ask ...
We had driven about 450 km on secondary roads doing around 80-90, so not to bad. At the camping they had two ponds, one with carpers and one with trouts. We ordered some trout with almonds for dinner which was beautiful and enjoyed our first night. We than tried out our new installed tv and watched a episode of Sherlock Holmes before going to sleep. 09/06 After breakfast and this and that (we have to get used to getting our stuff together quickly again) we ...
... t happen at high revs and nothing could be seen from outside and in fact everything else sounded perfectly normal. He found nothing untoward so we decided to set off, so John started ST and she started first time – that must be a first and took John completely by surprise!!
First thing was for John to get us out of the mooring even though the wind was swirling around, he managed ...
... We also saw a sight with the after effects of the winter.
We also did our first tunnel Saint Albin - John does the tunnels but felt a bit out of practice but got through without upsetting anyone or touching anything and managed to sing Rapatabank (his tunnel song) once he relaxed. We have a longer tunnel first thing in the morning.
We were entertained by song birds all the way today. A lot of the songs we didn’t know ...
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed