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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
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We had a fabulous day today, Didi found a couple of her ancestors headstones in the Buzy cemetery and had a stroll around town taking photo's, we then left Buzy and had a lovely scenic drive to Eysus where our next 3 months will be spent, we were most fortunate, there were an Australian couple staying there and they showed us around and gave us a fair bit of ...
Breakfast at the hotel this morning. Was able to order some scrambled eggs - I'm positive they cooked them in cream. They also serve cheesecake for breakfast as part of the buffet!! I can't believe how cold it is - it's about 8deg at the moment and raining. I have all my winter woollies on including thermals, gloves, beanie, neck warmer, scarf and stockings under my jeans - it's ridiculous. The locals tell me it was up to ...
Today we had a city tour of Bordeaux which was quite a surprise to us. In the18th century after the fire of London The king decided all the timber buildings be replaced with sandstone which has to be seen to believe. It is now UNESCO World Heritage there are beautiful fountains bridges and buildings.
After lunch we travelled to Lourdes to the Hotel Grotte for the night. ...
... meal out. Went into town to a great restaurant - gran cafe a eyor.: had 3 course meal, me, white asparagus, sucking pig, David, fish soup and steak. Everyone had the same dessert, a cassata like ice cream cake, with flaming brandy sauce. Very nice. Entertained by three troubadours playing guitars, and mandolin. They were very good and great entertainers. Lots of sangria to accompany. Lovely. Relaxing now. Busy day ...
... procession. Jaw dropping, we had been told it was but in reality it was unbelievable. There must have been just shy of 10,000 in the procession and another 1000+ watching. People just kept coming. Most carried lighted candles - there would have been 1000 in chairs or beds and they were wheeled into the centre once they had participated in the kilometre long walk. Others filled up down the sides while the walkers at the rear of the crowd came into the ...