Hotel Du Commerce
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... it seemed to maybe start getting serious, but that almost immediately cleared up and in fact most of the day was sunny. And hot!! In the mid 20s which was quite uncomfortable! We are used to much cooler. We have moved into another département - Pyrenees-Atlantique, and I think it is almost Pays Basque. Judging by the difficult place names I feel we must be.....Have now read it up and we are not quite Basque yet - a little further west. Tomorrow is our ...
... as planned, but sunburnt. When the corn wasn't blocking our vision we could see on the horizon some very big mountains - am sure they must be the Pyrenees as looking at the map we are getting closer and closer. Wouldn't have shown in a photo as would have merged with the cloudy sky. Again we were extremely fortunate with the weather. High cloud all day while we walked, and perfect cool enough temperature. In fact ...
Our hosts took took us to their favourite restaurant for lunch. Chris being Dutch, we went dutch and had a good meal of mushroom and slow egg, veal with fresh pasta, and cocoa iced parfait with a very good 2011 Domaine Lapeyre madiran. Packing filled the evening and then the movie 'Ghost Writer' on TV. We drive up to the Dordogne district ...
... and then watched Donald Trump confound his critics by being comfortable and agile in the Republican hopefuls debate. His most telling point was that he takes no money from private or business interests and can claim no indebtedness. I would still be appalled if he were ...
... We ended up following part of the Tour de France, stopping at Lac de Payolle. This is in the Pyrenees national park. You can camp where you like. Bikers, cyclists, walkers, cars and vans all live happily alongside ponies and cattle. The cows have a leader who wears a bell.
The daytime is high twenties, but the night is chilly. There are two or three souvenir shops and cafes at the edge of the park, but nothing ...