BEST WESTERN L'Escurial
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Hello all! There isn't much to tell of this week, I have been sick so no school pour moi. Just the flu, thankfully nothing serious - it's not surprising though as everyone is sick in this weather. My days have been fulfilled with watching TV, Friends and Glee is on between 11:30 and 1:30 so I flick between the channels to watch them both :). Apart from tht I ...
The temperature has been very very cold. The maximum is about 5 every day,sometimes 3-4. The minimum -2 to 3. At the moment the sun is out (the first time I have seen it) and it looks like a normal Australian day from inside...until you go outside and it's 3 degrees.
I wear 2 pairs of stockings and a pair of jeans, an undershirt, a long sleeve top and a jacket and then a big ...
... fit any more in. We have a late lunch at one of the many cafes, eating in France is difficult not many people speak English and at most nice places the menu is only in French. In the evening we head out to have a drink in the old part of town it's very pretty although a little expensive I have a creme brûlée and it is amazing I'm going to have to go on a massive diet when I get home to work off all this sugary ...
... in the Cathedral. It's not the most beautiful cathedral we have seen recently, but it is big. And we were there when the organist was practising. It was a beautiful sound. We used an underground car park, and as usual, we had an interesting time trying to pay. Another batch of motorhomes came in tonight. It seems that this is a well known stopover. Tomorrow we will make our way towards the north ...
... pretty village. We then continued to Fontvraud L'Abbaye and had a look around the abbey. It has an amazing history. The bodies of Henry 2, Eleanor of Acquataine, Ric************* heart an his wife Isabelle of Angouleme were all buried there in the abbey church. Eleanor lived there fir sometime after Henry died in between helping Richard out when he was off at the crusades or imprisoned. She joined the order not long before she died. The order was unusual as it was ...