Hotel du Parc
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... dune at the end of the day was lots harder.
The third day we headed into Bordeaux. It was so hot, about 37 degrees, but such a beautiful city. We were going to do the 70 minute bus or 60 minute guided train around the city but found a map and decided to do our own tour with Jim reading the map and me taking the photos, perfect.
That night we ate in the campsite restaurant and then headed back to the tent. When we were in bed there was a massive thunder ...
We left Emilion, a quiet and peaceful place and travelled into Bordeaux, noisy busy and hundreds of cars on the roads into the city. A massive contrast. I didn't personally enjoy Bordeaux but more because my head hurt and also we had parked our Beast in a pretty shady district and pedalled into the city. There were call girls on each corner and rubbish everywhere and while we were walking around Bordeaux I was conscious of a small niggle of ...
... tram--some on leash but many not. Yet they all were easily well behaved enough. We began to miss our little Fannie.
After settling our bill we walked the few blocks up to the beautiful and busy riverfront before taking the tram back to our hotel. It had been a long day but everything really could not have gone much better leading up to our first day on the bike, which as I'm writing this on early Saturday morning, June 13th, starts in an hour or ...
... some discussion, and advice that it was only a 15-minute walk, we set off with our baggage and bikes and the airport luggage carts to walk. That was certainly an adventure as we struggled through a couple of ditches and negotiated a couple of roundabouts which were not intended for pedestrians.
Arrived at the hotel about 8am which caused great consternation with 18 people landing in ...
... my ankle, wrist and derriare before I could get in the van. As a result the next day was declared a washing day. It needed doing because my keks were chasing my socks around the van and threatening them.
As a result I have lovely clean clothes but didn't get another paddle. There will be other opportunities I'm sure.
Having time to contemplate I realised I've been in France for nearly 2 weeks and really should crack on, so I trundled steadily ...