Pierre & Vacances Residence Les Trois Domaines
Travel Blogs from Ax-les-Thermes
I am dripping wet in water the temperature of a sunless planet where heat no longer exists. I am chilled to the bone. I feel like an ice cube, freezing solid. As my body regains heat from the burning sun beating down on my head, a voice in my head whispers out "Fight back destroy your foes regain your pride". I feel a rush of energy so powerful that it feels like a gift from the almighty and powerful gods. I ...
... car, we've travelled 2100 km through the most gorgeous villages. The stone cottages are stunning, the vege gardens are inspiring and the people friendly and tolerant of our attempts to speak French.
In case you are interested, petrol costs about 1.59 Euros per litre ($2.40) but our Citroen is using 6 L/100km - not bad!!
We are looking forward to a week in a gite near the Mediterranean where hopefully the weather will be sunny and I can do some cooking again.
Thursday 22nd May
We are heading to France today but first a trip to Cadeques and Portlligat where Dali lived for around 50 years. To look round his house required pre-booking but John asked on the off chance we may get in – not a chance.
Cadeques is a charming seaside village full of pretty whitewashed houses around a rocky bay. It has a statue of Dali and is where he met his wife and muse Gala in 1929. A ...
The helicopter rescued 2 people from the car, ( Rob thought one was a child) using 4 aircrew, then landed on the local football filed , where ambulances took them to hospital - either in Foix or even Toulouse.
We had a grandstand view of the whole drama from our perch.
When we left Villeneuve/ Pujols it was dull and overcast, but as we drove south it brightened up and turned into a lovely day. we passed through beautiful spring green countryside, mainly agricultural but with some vineyards.
Travelling on D and N roads we passed Agen and Auch, all going well until the dreaded Toulouse ring road!! We got caught up in ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed