Le Relais de Saint Dominique
Travel Blogs from Fanjeaux
Monday 16th Gap to Fanjeaux, Faux, France. 415K
Another difficult day in central France bad weather and impossible traffic caused untold misery to this two "mature hippies". We eventually found respite at about 8.30pm way out in the wilds, a very nice Chambers'd’hôte in rural France, miles from anywhere. We eventually climbed into …
Okay, what is not to like about this ? Sleeping late, cheese and croissant for breakfast, walk to the village for photo opportunity.
yesterday we went to the medieval city and walked the path to Cather hide out. More on this later.
right now ...
... car, we've travelled 2100 km through the most gorgeous villages. The stone cottages are stunning, the vege gardens are inspiring and the people friendly and tolerant of our attempts to speak French.
In case you are interested, petrol costs about 1.59 Euros per litre ($2.40) but our Citroen is using 6 L/100km - not bad!!
We are looking forward to a week in a gite near the Mediterranean where hopefully the weather will be sunny and I can do some cooking again.
Waiting at the airport in Paris. We had a lovely breakfast at the Novotel hotel where we stayed last night. Paris airport has been well sign posted for Hansel and Gretel, thank goodness. Toddy is looking forward to going home A good flight and now in Dubai. No alcohol for 25 hours. That's not a happy Den and Jen. Still haven't found out what flight we are on tomorrow hopefully we will hear in the morning. Feeling tired. ...
... was none as empathetic as I!
Joelle had invited us to her birthday party in the
Vendee. Lyn badly needed a break. So we
parted, having found a wonderful Chambre d’hotes in Lautrec.
Both of us, at this stage, were feeling rather surprised at
how well we had been travelling, given the sinus attack and my shoes which had
literally fallen apart and resulted in bad, bad feet!