Le Moulin des Templiers
Travel Blogs from Pontaubert
... was all about the ocean.
Joelle and Willie, Joelle’s twin Martine, her parents
Christiana and Robert, along with neighbours and old friends from The Vendee, Nice,
Corsica and Paris welcomed the non-French speakers warmly. Friends performed folk songs from the past.
The Australian contingent sang (badly!) Walzing Matilda!
A splendid weekend …. I had almost forgotten about Le
... strange really. Lazy afternoon then a wander off to the Cathedral to attend worship, we go at least 3. - 4 times per week at the moment! This one is in need of lots being spent on it but bigger than some of the French villages that we drive through. The structure has survived all the wars and still has lead light glass dating back to the early 1300's. Pizza and our bottle of Premier Cru at the local, not at the tourist joints, ...
Tours, tastings and a road trip day on the cards today. After our French breakfast, they do the opposite to what we would do at home so rolls, meat and cheese are the general offerings. Cereal is available but only as a token gesture. Generally will get fresh fruit and we are seeing that they now place a commercial boiler in the breakfast room and you boil an egg. You have a timer attached that runs at best a tad less than 3 minutes, the unit fits ...
... morning … the fare is sensational!
Hunting and gathering duties on bicyclettes or foot, were alternated with visits to caves, Carrefour and local markets and fromagerie vans in small villages.
Only five more days on board! The weather has been spectacular although rather cold. Our bateau is adequate with a fully equipped galley .... and thankfully ...
... With most things downloaded from iCloud before we left the store, I could happily continue ue knowing that our trip was not ruined - I access money, bookings, emails, FB, everything on this little pad, not to speak of the 1000's of photos stored and my Blog!!!!! But the lovely young girl had me reassured in no time that nothing would be lost. And it's not, but did take a couple of sessions to get all photos restored which and me anxious at times. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting