Premiere Classe Toulouse Sud - Portet
Travel Blogs from Portet-sur-Garonne
Slept in til 9.
slept some more
late lunch at the redesigned McDo
arranged for a taxi for transport for tomorrow. asked to make sure they will take a credit card--don't have enough Euros.
bummed that the free shuttle doesn't start early enough. The taxi will pick us up at 4 am.
... away, called for navette. Got checked in at hotel. Went to pool. Hot, but dark clouds in the sky.
Walked to commercial center to have dinner--only a couple places open. I had shrimp curry & Hunter had pho. We both drank iced green tea. We thought about seeing "Maleficent" at the movies, but it only plays at 11:15 am each day. Bummer.
... before we headed to Blois but in that time I knew I wanted to come back. There was so much more to see but this was a place where you could no nothing yet feel content. Maybe full immersion into a French culture might help with my French. Considering giving it a go, maybe, one day. Always hopeful. Quote of the day goes to Emma on the drive to Toulouse. I was laughing at Emma's dancing. "Muuumm, leishs making fun of me." Sulking face "I just want to jam." It was gold. ...
... planes in the next twenty years! It will be great to know that we saw the first of these planes,... Still in undercoat! We then visited the largest building in Europe . The 10 hectare hanger where four a380's are assembled at a time. It takes the components that are manufactured in Germany, Britain Spain and france and assembles them in 7 working days. Did you know that the 380 could seat over 800 people and luggage if it was fitted out with all economy ...
... a guided cycling tour around the reservoir for free - it was very enjoyable with a bit of rolling hills, for a half hour ride on Giant mountain bikes, so quite a good ride!
The weather was also great as it was cloudy and a bit cooler. In the afternoon when we drove to the airport, it started pouring down with a storm!