Hotel des Arts
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Today for school we went on an excursion to Toulouse to visit the Resistance Museum and the recently opened Aeroscopia Aircraft Museum.
The Resistance Museum covers three floors and has been operating for 20 years, entry to the museum is free and is very well presented. It caters for both French and English visitors with English handouts provided if you ask for them. Also, there are a number ...
... an adult. We felt the children were mature enough to handle the exhibits as they did in Berlin where they were also confronted with some very graphic images.
The museum is entirely written in French however thanks to a wonderful App 'word lens' we were able to translate the writing into English. The translation may not have been perfect but it was good enough to give us a fair indication of what had occurred. Kate and ...
And another adventure begins. A seamless early morning journey to the airport courtesy of West End Lane cars and the Heathrow Express (door to air side in 1 hour 15 mins!) where a welcome breakfast panino and an unfeasibly large container of Cappuccino helped my reach the stage of conversation. Here were Marie, our host, culinary expert, blogger and friend along with two regular companions from the wilds of Wimbledon and Budapest ...
... stuffed dog collection.
Kate did not miss out on the shopping either, as during the day we had a chance to visit a shopping centre where she finally selected a couple of nice headbands to accessories her wardrobe.
In the evening we were taken on a walk through the city to enjoy the Christmas lights and the evening was capped off with a visit to the Saint Sernin Basilica which was built between the 11th and ...
... dinner. I had duck with vegetables and Rob has the famous dish, cassolet, (casserole of pork and fava beans). We returned to the bar as we wanted to give the owner a small gift from Australia. There were now quite a few locals in there so we had conversations with others, including a retired chef. Of course there were more drinks involved, including some complimentary ones poured by the owner! Next day we continued our travels in the Pyrenees, with the task of delivering a gift to a ...