Le Roc Sur L'Orbieu
Travel Blogs from Saint-Pierre-des-Champs
... turned on her light and began to point out the paintings for us. My fears quickly disappeared as I gazed on the illumined images drawn by people who lived over 14,000 years ago, a people very similar to those of us who trace our ancestry to Europe. I felt intimacy, an experience of the presence of the painters, very possibly female, a connection over thousands of years to individuals conveying their own experiences of life through these drawings. Moving, ...
... store is in the form of a large barge permanently moored on the side of the canal and was not very large but we managed to pick a couple of things out to help the local economy. For lunch Loobie had squid and risotto cooked in squid ink, Leslie and Caz had a large salad with goats cheese and i had a boot leather sirloin steak which a local dog had a good share of. (Mangy looking thing) ...
... they poured the broth over saffron mousse...YumAnd the dessert, seriously, a rock. The waiter put the first one on the table and told Gail, "Some thing light, a rock! It looked like a rock but in reality it was chocolate dusted with sugar to make it look like a rock. We were to use our spoons to break the chocolate and inside, strawberry and rhubarb sauce with cream and a small cookie. That was wonderful.We ordered coffee and thought that was it over but ...
... we're in constant training for a Le Man's race, we've taken to pulling over and letting people whiz by so we can travel at what feels a more relaxed pace.
A rain shower has cooled our morning and given us a wonderful moist breeze. A nice contrast to several very warm days in a row. The ever present doves are gently cooing which makes me think it just may be time for a nap. - Warm regards to all. - Gary
... today. Read and did some knitting and watched some bad English television on sky. Hadn't really watched TV on the trip but its nice to stop. It started to rain in the afternoon so figured I'd just lay low today...which I did. Was nice to cook fresh veges to go with the piece of chicken and potatoes I got from the market ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services