Hotel-restaurant La Toupinelle
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... most notably an artist's studio in the castle courtyard where we stopped to look around and talked to the owner for awhile. We caught the view at a great time; the sun was setting and the sky was breathtaking.
After that we headed home. My French mom made me some hot chocolate and homemade soup to warm up and then she showed me how to make her homemade jam. It was such a great day, I absolutely loved spending the day with her discovering Provence.
Well, today we didn't do very much - a thankfully quiet day in the town.
Madeleine had organised a guided tour for the Draguignan students at one of the museums - the Musee des Arts et Traditions Populaires, a showcase of local life for the last 200 years. All very interesting, but the guide only spoke french and all the displays were in french, so spent my time looking at all the displays.
What struck me was the fact that ...
... 8217;t complain as it was cleaning the car and keeping the temperature down. Our first stop was Le Quesnoy which was back in France and is 90mins from Brugge and was a town that New Zealand troops liberated during world war one. Corban got given a book by Grandma and Grandad so was very keen to visit this town on our travels.
The Capture of Le Quesnoy was an engagement of the First World War that took place on 4 November 1918 as part ...
... village of Cassis and even took a boat ride out into the sea and along the coast towards Marseilles to see the wonderful Calanques, the name given to the many high cliffed inlets along the coast enclosing beautiful aquamarine water. Of course we had a seafood lunch after we had browsed through the market, and then we drove home along the top of the cliffs with fabulous views.
But what we loved most about this week in the south ...
... Christine' in the heart of Saignon. Christine and Thierry run an excellent patisserie and are very polite and welcoming. Aunty Mary joined us and we played a few rounds of Scala Quaranta before returning to our accommodation. Feeling a little solemn knowing our tour was coming to an end I sat outside and enjoyed the last of the sunshine before joining my group for dinner at the "La Maison de Solveig". We had the same ...