Hotel de la Cognette
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... through the castle we went to the gardens. Unfortunately the fountains were not operational today, but the gardens still looked spectacular. Tonight we had a our farewell dinner at a local restaurant which was delicious with a Seine river cruise afterwards. The river cruise was beautiful going along the Seine at sunset. As we were going past the Eiffel Tower, it started lighting up and as ...
... elderly couple who ran the refuge left us a lovely note explaining that they could not be there to welcome us, but that we should make ourselves at home. We met another pilgrim there, who had arrived on bike. He was in his early fifties, and was the youngest pilgrim I have met so far. He also spoke English really well, on account that he had spent a couple years studying in Michigan. I was so happy to have somebody who could understand me! We talked ...
... to have made friends on the trail.
I was thinking a lot today about how this trip has given me
a new appreciation for the hardships of my students. Before now, I knew how
difficult it is to learn another language. French has never come easily to me,
and I struggled through every year of class that I had. Whatever it is that
allows some people to pick up languages easily, I don’t have it. I feel like I
know so little, and yet everything ...
... to Paris, where they will be waiting for me when my hike is over. I was able to lighten my backpack by 5.5lbs, which is major. Things that I didn’t need: an umbrella, a sleeping bag, a portable charger for my ipod, a third bra, a third t-shirt, a necklace, a bracelet, a canvas tote bag, a tube of mascara, a massage ball for my feet and one for my shoulders, my small camera tripod (which was very useful in Paris when I was alone), and extra cards that I had ...
... that they don’t eat well. I am really starting to enjoy French butter…mmm. The couple of the house were very welcoming, and I appreciated being invited to eat with them.
After breakfast, we began the walk to Issoudun, which sounds like a place hobbits march through on the road to Mordor. It was 10km from Villeneauve-sur-Cher to the closest town, Charost, where we were happily surprised to find a café open on Pentecost. We sipped some tea ...