Hotel -Le Bleu Marine
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today we went to Montpellier and did some shopping.
It was fun but my feet really really really hurt it was too hot and sticky. I wanted some comfy shoes or some with roller skates in them!!!
Mum scraped the car wing mirror while driving into the underground carpark but didn't do heaps of damage.
We had lunch at Georges Cafe, it was ok. I liked Mum's chocolate frappe and the Bonaffi Pie.
We shopped ...
This morning saw us ip early, early, early as our luggage had to be out by 7am and our bus was to leave at 8am for a 5 1/2 hour bus ride to Barcelona. Someone should have told Scenic that the first Saturday in August was the busiest on the rods in Europe! It took us 6 hours to go about 240km! 10 hours in total to Barcelona!
however we did get to see the Dali museum in Figueres! Weird stuff but I still like the melting ...
... lack of options and I was a bit uninspired – Sam had spotted a Creperie still open and it was in a quiet and sheltered side street so we decided on it. So glad we did – It was really lovely. Sam had her usual (ham, egg and cheese crepe) and I had a tomato tarte with side salad. It was really delicious, and a pleasant change from the heavy, rich meals we have been indulging in. However, could not resist the offer of apple tart with crème and the most ...
... ended up walking alongside a dyke. There in the water we saw a creature that we thought was a beaver but turned out to be a coypu, swimming.
Once in the park there was another tame coypu by the entrance. The park is made up of several ponds, with herons, coots and flamingos mainly.
there were also large cages with owls, eagles and vultures. One cage had a solitary stork in it. He looked miserable. But then we ...
... enjoyed Arles - it seemed to offer a bit more of a genuine French experience and was not hugely touristy - and Provence generally. Not hard to imagine why so many people spend extended periods holiday in the region.
Next stop - Grenoble, and we finally sorted out our following travel plans. After toying with the idea of trains through Switzerland and hiring cars, we are heading to Turin by train after all, even though we had to pay for ...