Travel Blogs from Romaneche-Thorins
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 ...
... where we spent the night. Big thunder storms surrounded us and it teamed buckets, windows leaked in the boat some more so a little more of the repairs were necessary. Hot days and stormy nights were the order of the day (wishful thinking maybe??) with delightful dinners, good company with Alan and Shiela once we had docked. Continued up the river to Lauhans in time for the live animal markets on Monday morning. Very interesting with all sorts of animals available ...
... manage to forgive - Christianity tells us to, but I couldn't manage to let go of my anger, no matter how very very much I wanted to. Eventually I had to admit - to God/to myself - that I couldn't manage. I had tried with all my strength, but I couldn't manage - I wanted to forgive, but the desire to forgive didn't extinguish the anger, and I didn't know how to put the anger away. Having admitted this, I could then contemplate what I needed, what the anger was calling for. ...
... we decided to make full use of the hostel’s kitchen and made the simplistic spag bowl and of course I downed a bottle of red wine, just as any French person would.
The following day was all frowns when our bleary eyes opened to a view of overcast horizons, mottled grey clouds and drizzling rain. We caught up on some downloading, skype phone calls and online bookings, hoping that the rain would subside. Disappointingly, ...
... in search of the ruins of a Gallo-Roman amphitheater. Right in front of us was the impressively in tact ruins of what must have been an impressive amphitheater. The seating area was impressive, but all that remained from the wall of the stage, which held more seating and supported a canvas roof, were a few stumpy columns. We wandered around a bit and took in the amazing view before heading into the Gallo-Roman museum. Inside the museum was an exhaustive assortment ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility