Travel Blogs from Toulouse
At Toulouse we stayed in a hotel called Privilege. It is a pretty small room for four people so it's a bit messy. At the castle of carcassone in carcassone we bought a bag of lollies with: marshmallows, sour straps,gummy frogs and bears,chewing gum and red liquorice! TASTY.
We still haven't eaten all of the lollies though.
... way north to the Marche des Carmes where we stopped for coffees at a cafe and pastries at the impressive market there. The real selling point of the market here is the meat and fish vendors. There are many, with impressive variety, and business was good. It seems like the whole city is out in the streets this morning.
There was more window shopping and even a little bit of actual shopping as we continued north through the pedestrian-only streets to ...
we spent the day sight seeing including a guided walking tour. Our feet are just about done. We are also in a slight panic about taxis in the morning since we need to be there by 5 am, and we have 11 people, each with a bag and 10 bikes. Hopefully it will all work out. I am attaching some pictures from Toulouse, France's fourth largest city, which includes a university, the second oldest in France which has over 100,000 ...
An addendum to our last day of riding to thank Tom for his outstanding preparation work and his usual meticulous maps and turn-by-turn instructions, without which we would probably still be doing circles around Lyon.
Also special thanks to Jill Kirwan who volunteered to be our van driver without any idea of the sort of characters she would meet. She did an outstanding job, not only moving our stuff from A to B, ...
... that on our way to dinner we went through a cathedral which dates from the 8 th century. We had dinner in a courtyard where the cobble stones may have been laid by the Romans. After dinner we went to look at the huge Albi cathedral, which looks very much like a fortress. We did not get a chance to see insider, but I was surprised that very few of us had ever heard of it. Tomorrow's entry will be a tourist's view of ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed