Les Bastides Hotel
Travel Blogs from Les Issambres
... see which ones were cash, cards and had real people that we did not see the restricted height barriers. Yep we ran right through one luckily they are just thin dangling thingies attached to the overhanging sign, but a horrible but no damage. The attendant at the toll area though went off her nut at us in French, we just looked at each other in horror as could not understand a word except that we were being told off and not to use those lanes again. We can see ...
... of South of France. A mere fresh breath from the last. The waters will be calm; no storms in the forecast and no demanding Russians wanting everything within a blink. The ride back was one that I will never forget. We spent a month out at sea chartering the Italian islands just off the boot and into Sardina and back to Corsica and on. The crossings that we witnessed were death ridden times that will go down in the books. Guests on board, ...
Just as an aside, the roads here are great, but each time you get onto the A8 highway, a machine goes ching-ching and you have to pay. If only it were so easy in Johannesburg! Fortunately, my Fiat Punto is only using 4.8l/100kms, mountains and all - can you believe that? - so petrol cost is much cheaper than I expected.
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... churches, shops and other buildings. All the buldings are crammed close together and seem to be clinging to each other as much as the cliff side. The streets are incredibly narrow and winding, almost claustrophobic, except that they are so pretty. We were there on Remembrance Day so most of the shops were closed. We felt like we were the only people there. We climbed only part of the way up into the town and up to the old citadel. The citadel ...
... and helping out when asked...so not too much effort. I was fed and had a place to sleep so I was quite happy. We managed to sneak into a berth on the Monday where we did some touch ups before taking the rest of the day off. I was off by evening and took a slow walk in the rain to the flat I was staying for the night.
Tuesday came and I finally thought my holiday had begun but after having seen Amber once her charter was finished I learnt that in order for me ...
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