Hotel des Vignes
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... Kathleen said, in these places one just knows there will be saggy beds, lumpy pillows and crunchy towels. "At least one can dry and exfoliate at the same time" she says.
We are driven to a Cathar castle and promised a short 20 minute stroll to see the stunning view. Not pre-warned this walk would be over terrain suited to army boots, I wear a pair of flimsy sandals whilst Kathleen has some ...
... some enthusiasts and the community got together and restored it. Since 2001 it's been used to press olives from the surrounding groves. I talked to the guys - thickly Catalan accented - who were proudly showing it off yesterday - reminded me of train enthusiasts! The wooden cogs and wheels and stuff inside have all been lovingly recreated. Standing inside, hearing the sails ...
... 60 miles to Ceret, a spot Picasso liked v much and we were rather loud guests in a local restaurant where gentil art-lovers were trying to enjoy their meal. Fortunately they turned out to be much in awe of our exploits and wished us well on our way. We will all remember our night's stay because a council bin emptying competition took place at 3 a.m, ...
After a lovely few days in Paris with our girls, Angie has headed home to Melbourne and Kate is back at work. Sigh.
I finally fitted in a visit to the Opéra -Palais Garnier, which I've been meaning to see on the last few trips.
What a stunning place and history. Learnt lots on a great guided tour. Did you ...
... and are living the good life.
Afterwards, we returned to Elodie’s small store in SE to try more wines with some British couples also vacationing in the area.
SE also boasts one of the largest underground churches in the world. We took a tour to see it. Carved out of the limestone mountain on which the town sits, it took centuries to complete. Walking by the outside one ...