Travel Blogs from Courchevel
Moving on again and, to save the boys a few extra hours in the car, we decided to drop them off at Fontainebleau (pretty much on our direct route to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport) and for Mum and I to continue on our own. At least they could have a relaxed lunch and wander round the gardens. It was of course really sad waving Mum off but we ...
... is little doubt how he would have painted them... We are breaking our journey to Cambrai at Bourges. It is much further east than we have ever been in the Loire. We thought it might be an industrial town (boring Bourges) as it is off the usual tourist itinerary. We had no idea it was a world heritage site and are delighted by its unexpected architecture. Just opposite the hotel where we are staying, there is a walled market, a mass of ...
Well, I guess it was all going too swimmingly, and there had to be a hiccup. After we reached the Chateau de Lazenay on Friday night, we noticed a large bulge in the front right hand tyre. No problem, take it back to Hertz? Wrong! They don't open on Saturdays.
Rather than risk driving on the motorway, we decided to extend our stay in Bourges for the weekend. This gave us some 'down' time on Saturday to attend to domestics, and ...
... with the multi colours of wild flowers. We stopped at Orleans, Vierzon and eventually got to Bourges on time. We found Hertz and went through the process of picking up our hire car - a Megane Diesel. We have GPS, which the guy set to English for us, with the voice of "Ken the Australian".(Not too bad).
Quite an interesting experience, suddenly driving a manual car, on the wrong side of the road, in a city ...
... the entry fee. So water and leccy were free all night. Only space for 6 camping cars, and we were number 4! Glad we got here on time.
Quick walk to the village -the Mairie, a bread shop an half a dozen houses. A very quick walk.
Ready for the last parts of our journey. Tomorrow night Fecamp, and an evening ferry on Sunday.
And the engine management light went off and stayed ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center