Travel Blogs from Villeneuve les Beziers
Our third stop for our race is France. It was a 17 hour flight with stops in Nairobi and Paris. Anie fell asleep right away on the first flight since she was exhausted from the activities in South Africa, leaving Clarke to get her mind of the fact she was on a plane on her own. She knew she wouldn’t be able to fall asleep as quickly as Anie did so she read a book and listened to music. Luckily on ...
... the hotel was so beautiful, and empty except for us. So we conspired to have pizzas delivered, the hotel bartender/waiter, Pepe, stoked a fire for us in the library, and we all snuggled down into wing back chairs in front of a fire where we drank, ate, and laughed for hours. It was so wonderful to feel like we were in someone's home (like, Lord Grantham's home) for an evening. Our final day of cycling took us a short trip up (another climb!) to an ...
... shiny big ones we see in the supermarket have to grow somewhere.
The aire was easy to find, with all the usual facilities. There is a compromise with aires, or in fact any parking area. We like shade for the sake of comfort in the van. It can get very hot and without hookup or generator, we cannot use the air conditioning. But if we ...
... River is a beautiful turquoise colour and there are heaps of places to camp and go swimming and bush walking along the canyon. The countryside is so peaceful and like Switzerland the wildflowers were out and insects lazily buzz around. We travelled around the Northern rim of the canyon and stopped at the halfway point, called Point Sublime, it certainly lives up to its name! Here the river plunges down between narrow, rock walls and doesn't open up again until ...
An uneventful day must travelling along the canal and relaxing. There had been bad reports of the moorings at Beziers itself, with boats being tagged, so we stopped at a village a few Kms short. Another BBQ for tea. Six O'Clock Happy hour is the routine, either on Phil's boat or Bruce's. This hour can extend to two and the jokes ...
Other places to stay in Villeneuve les Beziers
6 avenue des Colombes - Parc de la Montagnette, Villeneuve les Beziers | 2 star hotelfrom $51
28 Boulevard Gambetta, Villeneuve les Beziers | 2 star hotelfrom $76
Rue de la Source, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $114
La Montagnette, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $98
Parc Actipolis, Villeneuve les Beziers | Hotelfrom $65