TripAdvisor Reviews Miramont Hotel Lourdes
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... just off the highway. Jacqui had a drive while I haa small nap before deciding to change again and go into Pau which is a nice city and quite large. Strolled around relaxing and taking photo's eating a Chocolat eclair and an expresso. Hit the road at 5.00pm amidst the end of the week rush hr traffic. Back on the highway and another hr saw us arrive in Bayonne. ...
... Pas de Barane, Chemin de Couchat. She is full term, 38 years old and it’s her second.
Operator: Hold the line I want you to speak to a doctor.
Doctor: Good evening. Have her waters broken?
Doctor: Oh she has ages yet. Get her undressed and on the bed.
Me: Er no. She cannot move as the contractions are every 2 minutes.
Doctor: Can I speak to Madame Didier?
I had the phone to Jayne
We said our goodbyes to David and Sundara and headed off from Ventenac to the Basque, 425km drive, we decided to go via the tolls and wow can you eat of the km's on these autoroutes, cruising along at 130km it wasn't long before we had cruised past Toulouse and was 1/2 way there. Pau was a stopping point to check out the city as we had been told it was really nice. Now before you all call it Pau it is pronounced PO and that's not poo either. Pau is located at the foot ...
... called Isobel to look out for us. We were then seen on the TV twice at one point for about 5 seconds... Pete and I then turned our attention to some real Tour de France memorabilia, we grabbed a few signs, that we're no longer in need. Then we started our drive towards Orleans, with a couple of stops to grab some more signs. We arrived in Orleans, our accommodation was very basic, Marc, Pete and I were in the same room, we had dinner at the buffet at the hotel, again basic but filling. ...
... was a massive business model, basically you arrive, go to a shop and hire your wheelchair or bed, then buy your candle, then go to the service and be touched by the holy water. As for the holy water you go to a series of "caroma" hardware taps and buy your bottom and press the button to get your dose of holy water. My thoughts were that holy water was special, I expected a small drip of water coming from a rock. The reality is its a plumbed series of pipes and taps. There were ...