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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... for the train to Bordeaux where we will change trains and head to La Rochelle for 2 nights before we say goodbye to them and start on our cycling tour. Now that we're out of the sun and not moving around much, we're all a bit tired so there will probably be some gentle snoring occurring on the train in is afternoon ;). The train journey started slow, had a bit of a panicked rush in the middle and ended slow. After about a 2 hour wait ...
... and beautiful fruit being a lunchtime favourite.
The la Perouse museum [he being born in Albi] was fascinating for us Aussies. Not only did we connect with his Australian visit which coincided with the first fleet, but we got an understanding of the bravado and skill they used to navigate a large part of the Pacific ocean for nearly 3 years.
We also spent time at the Toulouse Lautrec museum in the old palace - another wonderful ...
... Rob's tickets are cheaper than mine as he's riding on 'senior age' tickets. It's a bit funny. Saved us 5.60 euro! That's one whole coffee and change! Not to be sneezed at. We checked in at 4pm to a beautiful little B&B called Maison Arlene. Only four rooms and we've booked three of them. We walk back to the station to meet Gary and Sue off the train and while we're doing that, Doi, James and Jo message that they've arrived at the hotel. So ...
... of rocky gorge, cliffs and a big hill in the middle. Our vantage point, whilst very windy, provided a magnificent panorama.
We then wended our way to the charming backwater of La Vicasse, a town with a population of about 6, on the banks of a tree lined river. We have come here to spend the night with Jean-Marie and Marie- Cecile Carles - friends of the Goldings. Zinnia stayed with them on exchange whilst at school. They live in a classic 3 storey stone French ...
... it at home tomorrow. Nothing special about either, but the drive was lovely along tree lined avenues - they were crying out for a man on a bike with a striped top, a beret and a string of onions around his neck! We have a new game of spot the Pigeonniers. They are large decorative pigeon houses that stand on stilts - to stop predators - that rich families built in the middle ages as pigeon was a luxury food - both the meat and the eggs. The more elaborate ...