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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 ...
... and then snaked their way back and forth across it until everyone fitted in. It is early in the season, one can only imagine what it is like when it is summer. The whole Lourdes experience has been very moving. We have been observers rather than participants, but that felt right. Early start again tomorrow as we head back on our tracks to the coast and then cross the Pyrenees and into Spain! Really? Each day we pinch ourselves a little harder than the ...
... velux in the ensuite in the wrong position to get the shower unit in. Things have had to be altered at the architect’s expense, but there is still so much mess and painting to do. Stefan and I have agreed to help where we can and have recommended a friend of ours in the valley – Chloe- who is a professional painter. Between us we have made them feel encouraged and will hopefully have a good deal of the work done, if not all, before they return in July.