Hotel Du Parc
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... days - once it has stopped raining - to cut back and trim etc, to gain access easily. Even the Mercedes started first time having sat around for many days unloved.
To those who may be interested; the trips statistics were:
Away for 63 days
156 hours and 21 minutes spent driving and navigating!!
Average speed was 65 KmH
Average fuel consumption was 9.7 Km per litre
We crossed on 9 ferries
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 ...
The home of chevre had it's annual festival this weekend with many stalls and displays of goats cheeses. The day was fine and the town was jumping with happy people buying sausage, cheese, trinkets and wines. While tasting wines we met a young American couple who are working and learning about chevre manufacture with a plan to start ...
... old discussion about it.
I must admit not having a blind clue what they were talking about half the time but from all the gesticulation and odd recognisable phrases, it revolved around huge blackberry canes, spikes, ivy stalks as thick as your arm, the possibility of the wall falling down, what would happen in a storm with the slates on the gardener's roof and what a shame that one couldn't profit from the pool because of all the undergrowth. (Quel ...
... the problems with damp and mould. But once done, it will be magnificent.
And then there's the garden that's starting to become part of the house.
Roots undermining the stonework, blackberry spreading all through what was once a magnificent garden and climbing over the lovely soft stone walls, along with ivy getting into every nook and cranny. I love wisteria but I've come to understand its need for ...