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- Shuttle bus service
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Multilingual staff
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... centres supplied us with food. We were able to get some more suction (ventouse) hooks from Gifi.
Then we had a long drive, mostly on Autoroute, to an aire at Salles sur L'Hers. We have used it before, but it is fine although quite sloping. The commune provide electricity, although only one socket was working. So we piggy backed onto a frenchman's lead.
And the sun is shining. So we sat in the sun and enjoyed a glass or two of vino.
... locating the B&B booked a couple of days earlier. After a phone call, we were told to head on a zig zagging road up a mountain. This was one of the steepest ascents I have ever driven. The views above and below were spectacular.
After more difficulty we finally found the accommodation. And WOW, what a location. This charming old farmhouse was perched right on the side of a cliff with uninterrupted 180 degree views over the Pyrenees. And ...
Our hosts took took us to their favourite restaurant for lunch. Chris being Dutch, we went dutch and had a good meal of mushroom and slow egg, veal with fresh pasta, and cocoa iced parfait with a very good 2011 Domaine Lapeyre madiran. Packing filled the evening and then the movie 'Ghost Writer' on TV. We drive up to the Dordogne district ...
... We ended up following part of the Tour de France, stopping at Lac de Payolle. This is in the Pyrenees national park. You can camp where you like. Bikers, cyclists, walkers, cars and vans all live happily alongside ponies and cattle. The cows have a leader who wears a bell.
The daytime is high twenties, but the night is chilly. There are two or three souvenir shops and cafes at the edge of the park, but nothing ...
... 8211; again. He has telephoned us several times over the winter to make sure we are ok, especially when the region was put on red alert. He may be a bit high maintenance some times, but he is a kind and generous neighbour; our initiation here would not have been anywhere near as easy without him.
Today looks like being the second day without rain, so I shall venture out and start to sow some seeds in trays and pots to try and get things started. I ...