Hotel Les Rizieres
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OMG today was a special day! Our trip started at 8.30h after a very good breakfast (yoghurt, bread, tea, fresh orange juice, babybel, ...). The time and kilometers were flying in the first part of the day but then ... We lost about 5 hours with driving the wrong way, finding our way back, losing time in the cities due to road blocks, ... But then the biggest problem arrived ... ...
... to any one who likes to explore french quaint villages and the countryside. I've been here 4 weeks now, 6 more to go. It's been great. Of course, not without many challenges, as is life. And hopefully, being here will be a great lifelong growing opportunity. Message me and let me know how you are doing. I'll eat a chocolate croissant in Paris in your honor. ...
... by the pool for a while – how lovely.
Michel has cooked ratatouille for us tonight with vegetables from his own garden. And it was delicious. After dinner we went for a lovely walk around the local streets, found the church and the city centre which was actually very quiet. The walls are very high and the town is very well taken care of.
Bon soire everyone. Love Lina
Slow start to the day, the French eat so late we were having dinner at 10pm last night so no surprise we didn't wake until 8am this morning, the last thing I wanted was Breakfast. We got a few things sorted with Carol and Eric for our little apartment, my first job is to clean the kitchen area, its recently been painted throughout and the bathroom is all new, we have a brand new bed. As you know the French love to have lunch so that was next ...
... to her in time. I took a detour to follow a sign to a 24h/24 petrol station (I'm not sure what the second 24 means), but then I ended up in some tiny French village and no way of knowing which way to this 24 hour petrol station. Some little old lady was walking out of her stone house, so I said "excusez-moi", she said "Oui?". "Bonjour" I said and then motioned putting petrol in my bike. She shrugged her shoulders and looked concerned like I was in a spot of trouble. Then ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed