Hotel Le Chastellan
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... almost fainted when she saw me and then straight away told me that unfortunately they were fully booked! We had a quick chat and looked at how the hotel was and then it was time for Emma and I to disappear to the supermarket to refresh our cupboard! About 2 mins down the road was the old Casino supermarket that I used to frequent and I remembered that there was always a good amount of soft cheese! Snap! Cheese, beer, Ice and some other less important items and we were back ...
One of things we appreciate staying at Colombe d'Or is that they ask you if you will be joining them for lunch and/or dinner. If you do then your table is reserved all evening for you. It does not matter what time you come down no one else gets that table. Yesterday, evening was lovely, again, and we sat outside in the courtyard and enjoyed a lovely dinner. We both had melon and jambon to start. ...
... de-Thiey, a very attractive little town with all the charm most of these rural places exude.
We actually found a free car park here!
We wandered up into the town ahd found what looked like a nice place to park our khybers in a courtyard of a pub right in the middle of town.
The 'plat-du-jour' looked reasonably priced so we opted for this one.
Good choice as the natives were friendly here. We got a smile and ...
... with a bus load of French pensioners, we saw how they candy fruit and flowers. Rose petals, violet petals and vervain leaves (a slightly lemony herb) are dried then coated in sugar. And we mean SUGAR - if you thought Minties were bad with 2 teaspoons of sugar in each one, then try a few of these flower petals. You really wouldn't know they were flowers because they just taste like flavoured sugar.
There's also ...
This past week has been interesting, to say the least. The week began on a high from Florence and the dread of class starting again, switching from the weekend of only English to French in class and with Celina was a bit difficult at first, but I find certain phonetic sounds and phrases to be coming more of a natural thing.
The week of classes went rather smoothly; we began to learn simple past and future tenses, which, oddly enough, seemed to click with me for ...