Le Logis du Paradis
Travel Blogs from Criteuil-la-Magdeleine
Wake for breakfast in the hotel at 9.30 ready for our drive to Cognac. Plan to get to Cognac at 3 or 4ish pm so we have some time to go exploring. We decide on a visit to a beautiful looking chateaux at Chenonceaux, again on the River Cher – still no stockings or canons. It was built in the 1650's by a chap and his missus that were totally …
... the crash position in roundabouts when the traffic was heading straight for her. A short detour and we stopped in the forest surrounding the chateau and had a big baguette each, found the parking area, What a lovely place like being in a fairy tail castle, see photo. Such a peaceful place, and we went up on the ramparts high up again, what a view. Poor Tim he's having trouble with the older generation little old ladies, he upset one in Paris, had ...
... I did laundry and marinaded chicken for supper, boiled artichokes for lunch and generally sorted. Spoke to Rory as it is his birthday today and otherwise spent another happy day basking in the sun/shade/pool. BBQ chicken for supper. Content. Rain overnight. Friday 6th Left the Vallee and went to Les Herbiere to try to sort out wifi dongle. Eventually did then bought bread etc and travel south until later lunch at Coulon with the most scrumptious ...
And so,.. time marches on. We can't believe we have been
away for 9 weeks,.. with only 3.5 weeks to go before we are back in Hope
Island. The last few days have been a great respite,.. visiting friends we
haven’t seen for a number of years. They live in Perth, and, to those of us who live on the East Coast, that’s like being overseas. It’s funny that we have to come halfway around the world to 'catch-up’. Coll and ...
We have finally made it to the Windfire Yoga Retreat not far from Angouleme. This will be our home for the next two weeks. There are a few other kids here the same age as Hugo & Amelie and there is lots to keep them busy. We are sleeping in little domes and there is a great pool to keep us cool when it gets hot. The weather has been rather warm here however a cool change is expected in the next few days. For more details on the yoga retreat please visit ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool