Travel Blogs from Montauban
Slept in til 9.
slept some more
late lunch at the redesigned McDo
arranged for a taxi for transport for tomorrow. asked to make sure they will take a credit card--don't have enough Euros.
bummed that the free shuttle doesn't start early enough. The taxi will pick us up at 4 am.
Got up early. Sylvain had breakfast ready for us early since we had an early flight.
Taxi not showing up. Sylvain ended up taking us in his car. Two banks.
Security--super frisked--lines for men vs women. Passport control took forever.
Went straight to line to board.
Got to airport--got our ...
Our last day in South of France and we have a half day before flying from Toulouse airport to Paris.
We decided to go cycling at the nearby Lac de la Cavayere - a reservoir with beach and recreational facilities. The real Tour de France has passed Carcassonne in the past few days are in Paris for the final leg!
... for a short while. It was Bastille day, so he decided he wanted to take us into a nearby town (Capdenac) to go to a market and see some of the celebrations. We returned to the chateau and all showered and finished polishing the table. After that we left for Capdenac. The journey itself was a bit of a farce. Because it was Bastille Day and all the petrol stations were closed, all the diesel in the ...
... but there wasn't much assistance as the lady couldn't speak English. The cars behind us were making us get even more stressed so we did a few laps and tried again. This time we got a man who could speak English and amazingly he opened the gate. Phil took a deep breathe and we drove to Montauban. Arrived in this town and followed the GPS directions to Hotel Du Commerce. There are lots of one way streets and this time the directions weren't as accurate as ...