- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... was frozen solid. It is an interesting feeling walking on pebbles which you expect to move under your feet being frozen solid. Late in the morning we were joined in Montpezat-de-Quercy by Bastian who drove up from Toulouse to spend the day with us. We had a nice day with him and he was very keen to find out about Australia from us as he is thinking of taking 12 months leave from the police and travelling around Australia and New Zealand. We may have been a ...
... a manual car and as we were all laughing as the car bunny hopped down the road he forgot where he was and reverted to driving on the left. As we rounded the corner we realised his mistake in time when we saw a car in the distance travelling on the same side of the road as us, fortunately we were going slow and had plenty of time to get back on the right.
The next event was when we drove up a small hill behind the town where ...
... accident report on the side of the road and confirming the contact and insurance details of the other driver. Fortunately no one was injured, we all got quite a shock from the crash and have some sore joints but nothing serious and our car is still drivable even if the boot no longer opens, the other car was not quite so lucky and was not drivable.
After this little bit of excitement we returned to Thierry's home where we met his partner Celine ...
We have just got home after 8 hours walking around the sights of Albi. It has the world's largest brick cathedral, St Cecile Cathedral, and from the outside it is almost ugly. As Garth said, it is like a gigantic pile of red bricks! But inside is a different story. It has a 'choir' with choir screens covered in statues of saints and disciples, and just about every bit of wall and the ceilings are covered in paintings. Near the altar is a huge ...
... heaven. The frescos are original but look fresh and new. I’ve never seen anything so ornate that doesn’t rely on gold leaf. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and really very unique. The altar is at the west end – unheard of in a catholic church but done to save the stone screen. It certainly reinforces the power of the church so I suppose it succeeded in its purpose. ...