Campanile Perpignan Nord
Travel Blogs from Rivesaltes
... for a small excursion. Off to Ceret, a charming village about 15 minutes away. Famous for its cherries and bullfighting, though I don't think the two things are related. We were heading for their museum of modern art. The exhibition of the moment " Bullfighting in art" or something like that. Literally 100 s of object d'art, depicting Matadors and bulls. It wouldn't have been my ...
Boys toys! A football, Spanish guitar and a ham board and knife were purchased as I sat writing in the foyer. A quick whizz to the airport, picked up the hire car and we were off on our way towards France. All that was missing was the jambon leg. Twice in the last year I have taken a huge suitcase to stuff a pigs leg into when I have visited Madrid, fearing each time that I would get to the carousel to find a hoof emerging from my ...
... view, and bathed in it. Next step dinner in the best Italian restaurant in town! Yes, I know, in the gastronomic capital of Spain, and we head for Italian, but sometime compromise tastes the most delicious. Dark, as we left, next step the " Magic fountain"' or rather series of fountains that dance beautifully as they change colour. Built in 1929' they have been thrilling tourists ever since. ...
... founded by the Michelin Tire guy..he wanted people to drive so they would buy tires and his solution was to produce guide books. They started out as places to drive to but then they added points of interest, hotels and then restaurants. Then he added the star rating...expecting people to go further for really good food. This year there are 28 3 star restaurants in France. We are lucky enough to eat at one. And 3 stars is the highest rating for a restaurant. We ...
... and then we called Greg.
Let us introduce our new granddaughter Adeline Evelyn Chaffin, 7lbs. 12 oz. 19.75 in long with dark hair! Yeah!!!
We walked back to the winery and then put our bathing suits on and we were off to the mineral water natural swimming hole. We swam with fish and frogs but it was delightful!
What another great day!
Love to all,
Mary and ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed