La Bastide des Grands Cypres
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Awoke at 8am to the pitter patter of rain on the roof so went back to sleep for an hour. Once up tea brewed and bagel eaten, dressed and showered it was back on the road for 10.30am. Stopped at a local supermarket to stock up on essential French Fare of Brie, tomatoes and naturally a bottle or 2 of wine and the all important beer. Stashed that all away then back on the road, Mr Tom says we should be there by 3.15pm, hmmm let's see as he doesn't allow for comfort stops. Stopped around ...
... together because they’re closing for afternoon siesta in 5 minutes. Tess and I must have posed quite an amusing sight as we quickly grabbed most of the stuff we needed so we could get paid up and out of there before they sent us on our way empty-handed.
We stopped for a picnic lunch amidst an idilic pastoral scene. The French ...
... the region and this evening the air was heady with the scent of lavender.
We explored Roussillon and then had a lovely Provencal meal on a terrace looking over the hill of pine trees which have also been intoxicating us with their scent during the hot midday sun.
This evening at 10:00pm as we were heading to bed the farmer next door was heading out to his field to continue his harvesting under the light of the full moon.
... Kathleen has decided to go on the wagon after her exploits at the hen party. This is good news for me as I get both glasses. Le Clos is a really nice hotel with superb food and is terrific value. It has been cold since we arrived in France. Too cold to eat ...
... then proceeded to demonstrate a few 'over the top' presentation techniques that illustrate the precision, creativity and finesse exhibited by professional pastry chefs.
Sidney put a layer of glaze on Tuesday's layered mousse dessert that looked like a chocolate mirror. All of the components that we have been working on over the course of the week are starting to come together. Can't wait for the grande finale tomorrow night!!!
Other places to stay in Roussillon
Le Bois de la Cour , Roussillon | Hotelfrom $102
Quartier Les Sablieres, Roussillon | Hotelfrom $166
Place de la poste, Roussillon | 3 star hotelfrom $185
Route de Gordes, Roussillon | Hotelfrom $115