Travel Blogs from Lourdes
... just off the highway. Jacqui had a drive while I haa small nap before deciding to change again and go into Pau which is a nice city and quite large. Strolled around relaxing and taking photo's eating a Chocolat eclair and an expresso. Hit the road at 5.00pm amidst the end of the week rush hr traffic. Back on the highway and another hr saw us arrive in Bayonne. ...
... of the Tour. Sadly our Charantaise neighbour, who liked to share a glass of Cognac or Pineau at the top of the road with us, passed away in June – another elderly neighbour gone. I have never seen so many camping cars; no wonder my B & B business is virtually non-existent!
So after cleaning 5 bedrooms and bathrooms, washing 11 beds of linen, 22 towels all on a day of rain, ironing, cutting grass, cleaning and de-commissioning the rest of the house, we have a few weeks on the ...
... what to expect.... we were amazed by the city, our friends Melanie & Vincent whom we met at a Thai cooking school in Chiang Mai in 2012 had invited us to stay with them the next time we came to France...... Funny this time we had decided to take up this offer and the welcome from them was unbelievable. We actually have Facebook to thank for us being able to keep in contact with so many great people we meet. They have a 2 bedroom apartment right in the center of ...
Bikes are packed and we have breakfast at 8:00am. Then we rolled out about 10:15 enroute to Bergerac for the individual time trial. We drove towards Pau then turned north to Bergerac. We arrived at the start of the TT, we walked through the team buses looking at the TT bikes, you could get us really close to the teams. We watched a few roll out the start gate then Pete and I grabbed a baguette and decided to try and get on TV. We positioned ourselves on the start straight at a slight ...
... has 6.5 million people per year visit for the chance to be cured. They come for the water the pure holy water. I personally see it as a marketing scam of the churches, the wealth of the church is unbelievable. We saw thousands of people in all states of illness, hundreds in wheel chairs others walking with frames on the chance that they will be cured. We looked through the grounds and the crypt, then down along the service area which had 100s of people in wheelchairs waiting to be ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed