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... that, but of course as Robert Heinlein coined it: TANSTAAFL (There isn’t no such thing as a free lunch): it’s not free. One pays for it with high VAT tax on every purchase and with lower salaries and higher social charges, and a host of other charges and restrictions. Some may still prefer the system, that’s a personal choice, but the propaganda that it’s all “free” is not at all true. Anyway we found a bought a little ...
Okay, what is not to like about this ? Sleeping late, cheese and croissant for breakfast, walk to the village for photo opportunity.
yesterday we went to the medieval city and walked the path to Cather hide out. More on this later.
right now ...
The main attraction in Toulouse is the Capitolium or Town Hall. It is located in a large square with restaurants and shops all around it. We went for a walk down to the river Garonne and then went back to the square and ordered a beer at one of the restaurants. We didn't realise that a medium beer was half a litre. We resolved to order petite beers in the ...
... John’s bush skills keep us in the right
direction. Ramo found great parks at
both Lodeve and Lunas. On the next day,
Lyn and I walked the high country (at about 900m) and found our first sprinkles
of rain …. almost snow at that altitude!
The downhill track into St Gervais sur Mare was a killer. St Jacques always seems to throw in a steep, shale-littered couple of kilometres before ...
... saw a sign pointing towards an Abbey and decided to have a look. After fortifying myself with a vanilla eclair from the local boulangerie I was ready for some touristic action. As an afterthought I checked my Passeport des Sites du Pays Cathars, and right at the to of the list was Abbaye de Saint-Papoul. With my 1 euro discount on the entry price my passport has already paid for itself!
The site closes for lunch at 11.30 which only gave me 20 minutes to look around. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed