Hotel de France
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... is beyond words. Took 60 years. How they hauled the rock up the cliff face was amazing. They had a massive wood wheel that 6 or so monks would walk in and that would wind a sled full of granite up an almost vertical slop that was about 80m high. We think we're so clever these days but what these guys were able to do... And the fact they weren't daunted by the time it would take or the effort. Very inspiring.
Once we left MSM we were headed for ...
... walk to a different restaurant each night. Taste the food, smell the
aromas, feel the buzz of the place and just see the different people,
especially how everyone dresses, very classy gents and ladies....
And then it was all over...sad to say goodbye to Kate for
another couple of months. It was much more fun seeing the sights when you have
someone to see them with!! A bit boring and lonely when you are on your own!!
On the ...
... coulis. Then it was time for dessert: What I had was a true concoction and a work of art besides tasting so wonderfully divine: Just imagine-peach creamsicle coated with white chocolate dipped in crushed hazelnuts, standing in a pool of rich dark raspberry coulis; along one edge of the quite large plate- -miniature delicate meringues interspersed with fresh raspberries and mini melon balls all arranged on a generous smear ...
... the town. One rue is even called Serpentine. But there is also the relatively straight Grand Rue with its 3 boulangeries, 2 boucheries, banks, hairdressers, pharmacies, and the town's only supermarket-which is small but well stocked. One whole aisle is dedicated to chocolate---one of the many reasons I love France.
The people are relaxed, accommodating, and friendly-not only to us but to each other. We notice more ...
... eventually we had to stop our game to eat it. What a shame. Dinner was delicious, but different from Kansas steak. For dessert we had Anne's famous lemon merange pie. She said it didn't turn out great, but I thought it was still good. There was so much food that I filled up very quickly and couldn't eat it all. We retired our full bellies to the couch upstairs and watched TV until bedtime. A very relaxing day. Exactly what I ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed