Ibis Budget Issoudun
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I started off the day in a bit of a bad mood. I didn't get much sleep the night before, and I didn’t get to have breakfast. When my male companion and I left our unsatisfactory lodgings in the morning, all the stores and shops were closed, including the Mc Donald’s. The idea of foregoing breakfast with a full day of walking ahead did not please me. However, we were lucky. About 3km into our walk, we passed a giant ...
... came from many years of difficulty.
But, before now, I had never been truly immersed in the language. In Paris, I
met many people who spoke English, but in the countryside, English is very
rare. (As a side note, I would like to add that the guidebook claims that many
pilgrim refuges are English friendly. Well, if they mean that the host can say “Hello”
and “Thank you”, they are correct, but I haven’t met a single proprietor ...
... But before dinner, she invited us to tour the local church. What an usual church it is! Half of it is a new construction, dating from the 1950’s and looks like any small church in the US. The other half of the church looks much older, with a large stone bell tower. She explained that parts of the church date from the 10th century, reinforced in the 12th c, revamped in the 16th century, partly destroyed during the world ...
... the days before. This is ********* my companions that it is on me, being that I am their junior by 40 years.
From Charost, we walked through Saint-Georges-sur-Arnon where we had a picnic lunch. My day old rice was about as delicious as day old rice sounds. This was certainly not the meal I had yesterday!
The walk today followed farm roads, and I just can’t stop marveling at the beauty of the poppies, which are by far my favorite wild ...
... be left alone to myself for a few hours.
Since they didn’t offer dinner at the chateau and did not allow me to use their kitchen, I had arranged to meet my male companion for dinner at the local café, which was also a pizzeria. It was nice getting some time to talk to him, as, before that point, I had mostly spoken to my female companions. I only wish that I was a better conversationalist in French. The waitress at the ...