Hotel Le Capricorne
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... dodgy roof without harnesses. Scary. They did stop work long enough to put on sun cream - standing up there on the roof :-)
All that aside we then met Valerie and tasted her cheeses and meats. The whole experience was great and, as Sandy noted, the cheese platter we had for lunch was not big chunks on a plate, but a number of different cheeses sliced for us. Some cheeses were local, some were from as far away ...
... length of the building.
Back at the car, there is a drama getting out of the car park, as the boom gate which was up when we drove in is now down, and the exit boom is having control problems, and has a technician working on it. The line in front of us gradually shortens, and when we get to the boom gate, the technician doesn't want payment, just wants us the hell out of there, which suits us fine.
For reasons known only to her electronic lady ship, ...
... is an ancient fortified town on a high promontory above the river Dropt. It’s quite a pretty town, one of our favourites so far, in the Bastide style, with narrow streets, half-timbered houses, arched arcades in the market place, gates with clock towers, colourful shutters, and lots of flowers in baskets and window boxes. Its main feature is a castle, which was built in about 1137, but has had many incarnations since, and looks a bit higgly-piggly. The castle isn't ...
... and leg bones placed perpendicular to the pathways, with minor bones less easily stacked presumably piled behind the leg-bone retaining walls. The skulls were placed in a number of decorative patterns, one in particular being a classic heart shape. One major feature was a column surrounded by radially placed leg bones to make an almost spherical feature. Another feature was a high void shaped like a bell, probably a sink-hole collapse. Another high void, close to the ...
... method (this is a 1 to 6 ratio for those with more of a mathematical than a romantic need for facts). The result is quite delicious.
So onto the fine dinner:
Ravioles de foie gras et truffes
Jus de canard
(Truffle and Foie Gras Ravioli with Duck Jus)
Pavé de sandre au sel d'algues
Blanquette de homard et châtaigne à la truffe
(Zander with seaweed salt, lobster and chestnut and truffle)