Ibis Poitiers Beaulieu
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... I hope not because that would make me angry and, honestly, I don’t think so. Images tend to transcend language.
The one other part I did like was an exhibition on Camille Claudel and her sculpture. My favorite was her “la Valse” or The Waltz (pic 3). Of course, can’t give a woman credit on her own so they had to relate it all to Rodin who was her lover for a while. To quote Wikipedia, “The novelist and art critic Octave Mirbeau described her as ...
... it was kind of blah.
The one I really liked was the Cathedral Saint Pierre (pic 4, pic 5). It was gigantic and had some beautiful gothic architecture. Unfortunately, when I went in, there was a service of some sort being held with the organ being played, people singing, and the Eucharist being taken. I didn’t feel comfortable advancing more than a few feet in the door. Just far enough to see how beautiful the church was. I couldn’t be too ...
We moved east to stay at a small village called Nersac, which was close enough to visit Angouleme. Mostly motorway, there was a stretch of single carriageway road on which vehicles over 3.5t maxed at 80kph and were banned from overtaking. Ha! Neither of these restrictions appear to be heeded by lorry drivers.
The aire at Nersac was just by the police station. Electricity was provided, but a notice said that using it for heating was 'interdit'. How anyone could tell what ...
... of time for conversation and getting to know each other well.
The family day allowed parent to use the heated pool with their children, and play a variety of games with them. For adults there was football (soccer), ping-pong, pétanque, and other outdoor games. The members from Martinique offered their usual treats as refreshments: pastries both savory and sweet, fruit ...
Left Arromanches about 9.30am and drive through Bayeux onto Rennes where we lunched at the Golden Arches, purely because they had the convenience of food and toilets at the same venue.
After lunch we continued on, mostly on the motorway, however Madam Navman did lead us astray every now and then and we did drive through some small villages and countryside as we tried to skirt around the bigger cities.
Arrived at Poitiers at 4.30 pm, only 465 kms covered all up, ...