Hotel de la Plage
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Conference facilities
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So since the last post we made the drive from Ile de Re to Biscarosse. Nothing much to report on the drive just that due to the French heading south as well the roads were quite busy in places. We arrived at one campsite and Jim went off in a golf buggy to check out the available pitches, they were a no go so we went to the next campsite down the road. They gave us a map and we found a pitch we liked the look of so decided to stay there for 5 nights. One thing we didn't ...
We left Emilion, a quiet and peaceful place and travelled into Bordeaux, noisy busy and hundreds of cars on the roads into the city. A massive contrast. I didn't personally enjoy Bordeaux but more because my head hurt and also we had parked our Beast in a pretty shady district and pedalled into the city. There were call girls on each corner and rubbish everywhere and while we were walking around Bordeaux I was conscious of a small niggle of ...
We arrived on time and passed through French customs with barely a glance as usual, followed by a long wait at baggage claim for our bags and bikes but it was far too early to check into our hotel anyway so no harm no foul. Caroline and I picked up our rental vehicle, a Fiat 9-passenger van, while the others made their way to the hotel on foot--it was that close. But they had stories to tell, too, since the airport and the ...
... the blue. Anyway we put our bikes together and the hotel staff calmed down and we are in the process of getting our rooms.
The other pictures show some evidence of jet lag, with one I might entitle "beauty and the beast".
Just got our room so will stop there. If I can stay awake we will go into Bordeaux this afternoon.
As you can see from the pictures we did go ...
Thought I should take advantage of the free wifi that actually works at this wonderful bar in Biarritz! Wonderful because it's got 20 great beers on tap.. To update from the last entry, a huge thunderstorm in the night meant I had to race out in me shreddies at 6.35am to wind in the awning before I set sail for a second time across the lake in the van. Of course I should have remembered a freshwater lake = mozzies!! Yep they came in a pincer movement and ...