Hotel Le Roosevelt
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Finally the rain has stopped!
We left a very waterlogged site and headed towards Lyon and "Camping des Barolles", thankfully the rain stopped on the way here and so far has not returned in any force!
The campsite is situated about 7km from the city centre, its not a place we would recommend for a long period as its got more of a carpark feel to it rather than ...
... watch a crew set up for a rock concert this evening (for which we'll be home in bed, but what a fantastic venue). We enjoyed a leisurely multi-course lunch, although after the very large appetizer, Thomas got ready to go, assuming that we were done. The subsequent entree, dessert, and coffee stretched for much of the afternoon, and fuelled our walking through local neighbourhoods. Between ...
... day I went out and did some Camino preparation. And I made a list of everything I thought I would need for the walk. And actually in think everything will fit on my small bag, and it's only about 2kg, possibly 3kg at the most. Which is nothing, I lift weights heavier than that. I was pretty happy with myself. On the Friday I did some walking practice. Just to see how far I could walk before my feet got tired. It ended up being about 2 hours, maybe about 8km. But I'm going to try ...
... it, and the end looks far away, the big picture is a terribly curious concept. I miss traveling. I miss the feeling of freedom and uncertainly. I think my mum told me about this feeling too: post travel depression. I think this is perhaps it. Reality, compared to the fantasy and excitement of travel, is harsh and rude. And I think maybe planning little bits and pieces of my next travel will help to soften the blows. And also it might help if I started being ...
... the motel (which was a bit of a task as the street it was on did not come up on the google maps). So after a few tears and a nearly flat phone and asking a couple of strangers for help I finally made it
to my little room, which had a bath and a double bed all to my self. After charging my phone and having a big cup of gravel, I was determined to go and find the lovely city I had seen on the train in. At the reception I got myself a ...
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