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At Toulouse we stayed in a hotel called Privilege. It is a pretty small room for four people so it's a bit messy. At the castle of carcassone in carcassone we bought a bag of lollies with: marshmallows, sour straps,gummy frogs and bears,chewing gum and red liquorice! TASTY.
We still haven't eaten all of the lollies though.
... for about four hours and everywhere there were throngs of people. It was really quite something.
I passed through Place St-Georges where we had dinner last night on my way back to the hotel for an afternoon nap, more packing, and getting ready for our last evening out.
By 7pm, our usual dinner time, the sky was darkening and a wind had started to blow. That, combined with a bit of burn-out from two weeks of long, drawn-out evening meals, lead us ...
we spent the day sight seeing including a guided walking tour. Our feet are just about done. We are also in a slight panic about taxis in the morning since we need to be there by 5 am, and we have 11 people, each with a bag and 10 bikes. Hopefully it will all work out. I am attaching some pictures from Toulouse, France's fourth largest city, which includes a university, the second oldest in France which has over 100,000 ...
An addendum to our last day of riding to thank Tom for his outstanding preparation work and his usual meticulous maps and turn-by-turn instructions, without which we would probably still be doing circles around Lyon.
Also special thanks to Jill Kirwan who volunteered to be our van driver without any idea of the sort of characters she would meet. She did an outstanding job, not only moving our stuff from A to B, ...
Well, sad to say our adventure is over. Today started with a group picture, then Tom led us out of town. As we cleared the edge of the city the group tok off as though there was free beer at the other end. I suggested to Carole that we adopt a more comfortable pace and she and I slowed down to a more leisurely L 4 pace, cycling between 26 and slightly over 30 kph. The first half of the ride was on quiet roads ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed