Travel Blogs from Tornac
OMG today was a special day! Our trip started at 8.30h after a very good breakfast (yoghurt, bread, tea, fresh orange juice, babybel, ...). The time and kilometers were flying in the first part of the day but then ... We lost about 5 hours with driving the wrong way, finding our way back, losing time in the cities due to road blocks, ... But then the biggest problem arrived ... ...
... Scarlett & Gen took turns to read the English info pack about each room. It was surprisingly interesting! We all enjoyed it. The miniature models made of stones were the best bit - set out like the town, complete with river running through. We pack again tonight and tomorrow head East of Avignon for a few nights on our way to Italy. The next site looks a little more 'normal' with pool etc. I hope it has less flies! I've had my fill ...
... so we have a reason to browse; we found some, plus a small supermarket to get bread & cheese for supper. Back at the campsite we donned our swimming attire and ventured down to the waterfall. It was icy cold, but exhilarating! One of those 'you have to do it' moments! It was fab. I've never seen Gen so brave, loving the water - not afraid, but loving it. Scarlett swam & fished for ages. Around 6pm we heard a rumble of thunder and headed back ...
... closed! Just until 3pm though. Mark was there too, so we waited and the proprietor pulled up soon enough and re-opened on time. I picked up a 50 cL can of 1664.
A few minutes later we were at the hotel and most of the others were sitting out front still in their cycling clothes. Word was that Jill had to do a rescue of Tim and Steve who were having serious issues with punctures. Not good. But by the time I'd polished off my ...
... out. The short version of the story is that
he had blown out the side wall of his tire. We had to call Jill to come back with a tire. One tire and four tubes later we had him back on the road. That whole affair took about 2 hours.
We then went on and had a beautiful descent which got us up over 60 km/h. As we entered the town at the end of that descent, I had a flat ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed