Le Grand Balcon

Square Tournier, Mazamet, Midi-Pyrénées, 81200, France | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by annieandgary123


... Upon finally reaching the Salon Noir, we were instructed to turn off and set down our flashlights. Visits to the cave are strictly regulated to maintain an even temperature of 12 degrees C. or 54 degrees F., preserving the cave's drawings - flashlights add heat. Experiencing the darkness after our ******** journey, not at home in this unfamiliar landscape, struggling a bit to keep my footing and balance on the pingo-shaped floor in the salon, I felt a bit of relief as ...

Canal du Midi - day 6

A travel blog entry by bobherbert


... little bike ride into the village to pick up some local regional rosé which is currently being chilled. We picked up some spaghetti this morning at the local shop so we thought to use up our supplies of tomatoes and garlic with a nice pasta for dinner. Tomorrow should be our last day on the canal as we intend to be at Capastang tomorrow sometime. We will set off in the morning at our ...

Around the south of France

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker


... often known locally, we arrived in their ancient little village about 6:00 pm. I say ancient because its heart is a 13th century Abbey. David was not yet home from work, he’d had to make a day trip to Marseilles and would be home about 8:00. We talked with CÚline and with Orlane. We first talked about their recent close call in a traffic accident at 80 mph (the legal speed limit on highways in France). A young man following too closely bumped them in his ...

The first few weeks in France

A travel blog entry by annieandgary123


... and so were killed. Annie and I have both long been interested in better understanding how it is possible for us humans to treat each other so often in such inhumane fashion. To be present with this history sheds a helpful light on the trauma that characterizes so much of European history. As the wonderful Native American activist John Trudell puts it, after almost three hundred years of living with such trauma in Europe, it is no ...

Day 43 Time to get out of the apartment

A travel blog entry by lindeelee


... in his paintings. Time to go home me thinks, its about 4pm so head back a different route which in all only took me about 15-20 minutes to get home. Unload my goodies then head out again for a walk before it gets dark. Go and get some fresh bread, though there wasn't much left to choose from. Stroll around some of the streets I hadn't been then head home. A hot bath with a book then toasted fresh baguette with vegemite (thanks Trace) for dinner, So another day done and dusted in ...


This hotel, located on Square Tournier, Mazamet, is near Gouffre geant de Cabrespine.
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