Ibis Bordeaux Centre Bastide
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Ibis style youth hostel of the 21st century but good location
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It seems the French dress for their buildings. The whole centre is a mass of stunning buildings mainly rebuilt in 18th century. The occupants are also suitably stunning, well dressed and a slightly darker hue than the yellow sandstone. We spent two hours driving to Bordeaux, accented only by numerous stops at toll booths. Let me introduce an etag …
Opted for a quiet day, explored this sweet village, bought the breakfast baton, went for a lovely walk for a couple of hours, read, listened to Music on my iPod, sketched, watched a woodpecker getting his dinner and generally chilled. No driving, that was nice. Will go and explore the small villages nearby tomorrow, also time to go shopping, the fresh food is finished and the fridge is ...
... when he returns from his lunch break. At mid morning the farmer came to collect his 5€ camping fee for the night I was still in my pj's having spent the morning reading and studying the map and travel books of the area. We went for a short walk into the village a look around an antiques shop, but not much to see so time to drive on. Stopping at a MacD to use their wifi, luckily ...
Next, lunch, gosh I really love having the van, no matter what I need it's right there, get back from the beach all wet and need to change, need the loo, no problem, fancy a snack or cup of tea, no problem, sit down and read your book, write your journal, brush the dogs, got it all right here! I stayed for a couple of hours, other motorhomes arrived and did pretty much the same thing, ...
... and high anxiety when we discovered the train and temporary plane strike would keep us in France for two days longer than expected. We also learned that just getting out of Perigueux, and France for that matter, was going to be, umm, difficult. STRIKE over the retirement age going from 60 years old to 67. We observed in Perigueux a protest of 7,000 to 10,000 people (huge difference in people, but that comes straight from the newspaper) walking the streets with flags in handn ...