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- Smoking rooms available
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- Non-smoking rooms
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... and we had the Plat du Jour which at 15E consisted of a large steak, french fries as bad as at Bistrot Marin the other night, and two mini bowls of desert (Creme Brulee and a crumbly cheesy one that we just can't identify) and finally the best espresso I've had in France. Great value.
We now suspect that french fries in the south of France are always soggy.Probably because they are so close to Italy where ...
... week and they are much like the Wreck House winds of Newfoundland or les Suetes in Cape Breton - very strong and always out of the north. They rush down from the mountains and through the valleys and gorges and result in crystal clear blue skies and even brighter sun than usual. The other day the temperature was promising to climb to 20 degrees so we thought - a perfect day for Provence. We spent the morning in Les ...
... but never of this magnitude. To say they were beautiful is not giving it justice. We were both in awe of the spectacular nature of this cave. For the avid explorer/diver you can actually dive under the caves to view the amazing array of structures within. We took a tonne of photos however as you are not allowed to use flash inside the cave it is quite difficult to see how amazing these structures truly are. We continued underground till we reached the end ...
... with tuna to provide a special brand of rice.
We arrived at Les Stes-Maries De La Mer appropriately at just after lunch and we were soon finding a seat to enjoy our home made baguettes, whilst looking out at the Meditterranean. There was only one problem,which was the rather cool breeze blowing in off the sea, which meant we would have probably been warmer in Clacton, than we were here.
After lunch we visited the 'Eglise des Stes-Maries' which is a church built in the ...
... there was a power cut – so I couldn’t have my normal dish. We all had ham and chips (which is typical French cuisine honest!) and headed back to mine for a cup of tea and to pack up ready for them to fly home.
Thursday I did the Hokey Cokey with the kids at the Sports park, which they actually enjoyed for 15 minutes each. I was sick of it by the end of 8 groups, but it made a nice change not to have to fight to get them to participate. I then went out ...