Le Pavillon D'Enghien Hotel
Travel Blogs from Vichy
... the whole time! 10/06 After a extremely warm night, (it started cooling down after 3 am) we came down to find a beautiful breakfast with a self baked brioche by Mylene who always gets up around 6 in the morning ..... After breakfast they had to go and do some shopping so they dropped us in the middle of the small town, we would visit the sites and walk back as they lived on the other side of the river 20 min walking. We enjoyed walking through this small, clean town ...
... aback by its incredible beauty. Why wasn’t this place underlined on the map? I fantasised about living here, even though, like Chantelle and many of the villages we had driven through there was not another sole in sight! I began to think no-one actually lived in any French village! Leaving Chateldon, we headed back to the main road and onwards and UPWARDS to Thiers.
Thiers seemed to be on top of the mountain but incredibly ...
Paul is learning his lessons it seems - albeit the hard way.
He finally remembered to put the rain cover on the bike before it got wet.
So it was with some optimism that he approached the Vespa this morning under the full gaze of the smokers who witnessed yesterday's debacle.
Against a hostile backdrop of giggling and pointing he strode to the vehicle and plunged his foot down on to the kickstart.
No luck, a second kick produced a ...
... I was a student here, though my bag and logo were clearly visible. I was willing to make small talk.
Suddenly, small-talk turned into admiration. Shouldn't have told him my name. I was the most beautiful Shana he'd ever seen!!! Really, the best Shana he's ever met. Could we eat our sandwiches side by side? Immediately? Forever? What about tomorrow? I accidentally agreed, with the insistence that I would be bringing my friend to the bakery with me.
... is COLD!!! I leave the house at 8:30 in the morning, and the ground is frozen, I can see my breath, my ears are stinging.
I. LOVE. IT.
I was actually disappointed this week to find that it was warmer than usual, and I didn't need my gloves. There's something I just love about having to wear all those layers and crunching over a thick layer of ice.
I'm really happy with this little town. I can't believe how fast time is ticking by. I already want to come back.