Hotel Le Barcelone

Address: 16-20 Rue De Paris, Vichy, Auvergne, 3200, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Vichy

Third day fog

A travel blog entry by megandlaurie on Oct 08, 2014

13 comments, 2 photos

Started off with a bit of a hangover, just Laurie, more setting up home and getting our immigration papers in order, Laurie is doing really well with Francais, I try, but they all speak English, have had to stress we are Aussies occasionally, at least they see the humour! Went to Jenny and Mark's for sundowners and got stuck in their tiny lift for 45minutes, we had to use ...

Ping - Montmatre- Villette

A travel blog entry by rdkflaherty on Sep 03, 2014

4 photos

We started the marking with a little ping pong. There were some locals there and before long Caleb and I were playing a few matches with them. We wandered towards the Montmartre are and saw a lot of activity - at least ten beauty salons (hair cutters) in a row on one street. A good number of street vendors with BBQ corn for sale that they had cooked ...

French kissing

A travel blog entry by pkneville on Jul 21, 2014

26 photos

... make the best of this test And don't ask why It's not a question But a lesson learned in time It's something unpredictable But in the end it's right I hope you had the time of your life So take the photographs And still frames in your mind Hang it on a shelf In good health and good time Tattoos of memories And dead skin on trial For what it's worth It was worth all the while It's something unpredictable But in the end it's right I hope you had the time of your life. We certainly ...

Down to Rodin's garden, and up to Sacre Coeur.

A travel blog entry by astrix7 on Jun 25, 2014

39 photos

... Calais.
I had no idea of the story behind this work but was really impressed when I saw them by the realness of the pain, anguish, and fatalism that Rodin had managed to capture via their body language and facial expressions.
The story behind this work is true, and it happened in 1347 after Calais had been under siege by the English King Edward III for over a year. Starvation eventually forced the city to the point of surrender. Edward offered to spare ...

Paris: the last day

A travel blog entry by helenypsmith on May 07, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... heavier and rather foreboding. A person might feel the weight of guilt and be quite oppressed by the massive structure. The use of lighting though tends to ameliorate this. The most striking feature over and above these ones I have mentioned is the central statue at the altar. I can only assume it is Mary Magdalene but I am not sure of the significance of the four angels holding hands with each other and surrounding the woman at the heart of it, nor of the two ...

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