Auberge de Chabanettes
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... had views of Murol castle before heading towards the village of Beaune le-Froid. After reading the local notice board we were disappointed we wouldn’t be there for the forestry and butchering festival in a couple of week’s time, especially as we would miss out on a demo of traditional sporting butchery techniques. Perhaps something has been lost in my translation but I hope not for entertainment sake. Tripe and pigs trotters were advertised for ...
... morning the sun continues to shine and we drive to Lac Pavin, a crater lake which is almost a complete circle, and although its last eruption was 7000 years ago, is still monitored and considered a risk. We walked to the highest point about 1/3 of the way around to get a view of the snow covered mountains that provide the region with the skiing tourists In winter. We now drive to Limoges...or should I say Bessines-sur-Gartempe, and Chateau Constant which is just a few km north of ...
... but did notice way below us when we looked over the view point a huge car park and I believe another Aires.
The drive down the mountain was even more treacherous than the drive up so by the time we got to the bottom, we were both tired. Found a sign for a campsite that was advertising a very low beginning-of-season rate so we went there for the night. It was raining and had been for a while and the rain combined with the ...
... aside here. Paul says the best advice he was given pre-trip, other than "don't go you idiot", was from Dominic Miller, who works for OIM. "Take gaffer tape," advised sagacious Andy. And, let's face it, it has come in useful. Although I struggle to think of a situation when gaffer tapes not a sensible addition to any trip or set of circumstances.
Paul rates his meal last night as one of the worst he had ever had. His Supreme de Poulet at the ...
We headed on to the next Aire which was at the top of a mountain and the views were spectacular. The camp owner told us to park at the side as the last camper to park got stuck and they could not get out, so we parked and made tea took in some of the views and then when it got dark went in to the pub which was like going into someone front room with a small bar area and some tables. There were about 8 people in and they were ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed