Ibis Nantes La Beaujoire
Travel Blogs from Nantes
I'm in Casablanca now, it's 31°, Nantes was 12 °. It's brown like Australia, France was lush and green,I don't suppose they have great tasting strawberries here. How odd, this morning I was wandering around the market in La Boule, now Casablanca. Two hours flight and the world has completely changed, it's not like this in Australia! Waiting for Dad (Chris), I haven't heard from him. I wrote an email on Friday, no response. Hope all is ...
... Thank goodness for Werner's backup hotel list unearthed from his pannier!
Highlights of our stay in Pornic were a long walk along the wild Atlantic past "les pecheries", little fishing sheds on stilts over the ocean with a large net to be lowered at high tide and, "mais oui", the FOOD!!! Good old trip advisor directed us to delicious shellfish gallettes at a local creperie!
Our "poster" collection is ...
... and had a good time but to be honest I thought that
they missed a trick not joining in on the ball thing.
Julien came back to see me
and play again once he came home from school
and I have it on good account that he will come and visit us at home
in July when he is back in Britain.
according to the locals Nantes is all about the elephant....... I
know weird. However they are not wrong.
By the docks in ...
For our last week in France we decided to explore the Loire Valley. This is a stretch of river valley between Nantes and Orleans that contains over 80 different chateaus built by various royals and nobles in France's history. Needless to say we have seen a TON of gay couples around. We began our stay in Nantes at the western end of the valley. It was here that we learned about Jules Verne (the "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and "Around the World in 80 Days" guy) and that he ...
Last time I was here, I couldn't walk yet. Now I can, yey!!
The Christmas market is so cool. Lots of people offering all kinds of stuff. I got to try roasted Chestnuts, sugar pretzels, and all sort of treats.
The lights are even prettier, but I wasn't allow to put them in my mouth. Bummer.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed