Hotel Les Pleiades
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... owned by Copabella Sport horses and originally
imported by Vicki Roycroft). So good to see an Aussie owned stallion getting a
look in at an international auction.
On the general day to day stable life I was left on my own
for 4 days as Bapstiste, Edouard and their grooms Manu and Clara went to a show
in Normandy. Having to muck out and do everything alone gives you a real
appreciation of the hard work that goes on at these places ...
... with Edouard and Baptiste(who came back for a few days between weekends). I’ve had no disasters....yet. I’m very glad to be able to get this sort of opportunity so I’ll be trying very hard not to!!
I also was able to take a couple of them to another stable to jump in a different environment and boy, are there some careful ones. A nice problem if you ask me!!
One of the horses, Tetiahora a 6 year ...
... Train travel is far superior to bus and plane travel, I think. But, sometimes the cheap, smelly bus is your best option. After finally making it to Paris, we met our lovely Air BnB host, Cinderella, at her little apartment we rented for the week. (If you don't know what Air BnB is, it's a website where people from all over the world rent out rooms, whole apartments, houses, boats even, for people to stay in. It's really cool. I hope they pay me for this ...
... sausigon etc in the window.) 2. Its next to the 'Enchanted forest', With its never ending number of trails, wild boar and deer. When its 35 degrees, the forest is the place to be, so cool under the canopy of leaves. And at first whenever i would try to take a photo in the forest, the lens would fog up!! 3. The mysterious boulder hills, with all the nooks and crannies, it really gets your sense of adventure on its toes!! Im sure i could think of ...
... saving us some bus time to make the loop around. As soon as we hit the Trocadero I knew that idea was out the window.
The plaza from which we watched the Eiffel Tower light up the night before was suddenly filled beyond capacity with what seemed to be thousands of cheering Africans, many waving flags and chanting. The mood seemed more festive than tense, but the contingent of police monitoring the perimeter led me to believe that passing ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center