Résidence Le Sornin
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... which draws water from 27m from the lake for the local drinking water, as well as numerous villages surrounding the lake. Little harbours were dotted with speed boats, with the sail club on the west coast. The eastern side was dominated by wonderful chateaus of the rich of France, along with a chateau or two all surrounded by mountains and forests. The important reeds, breading grounds for fish and bird life, were located on the ...
... for me and him. I feel his presence more when we are travelling and seeking out new places. Something he always wanted to do but never quite achieved. We went for a climb on our bikes. The first part of the climb out of the green lush valley wasn't so bad and we were able to enjoy the hedgerows which were full of wild flowers including an Orchid we didn't know, wild strawberries, giant snails and slugs. The valleys were ...
... lane to this Grand Budapest Hotel lookalike complete with somewhat messy surrounds. We were thrilled that we got in -the only guests - and were greeted by newly renovated rooms with views to die for, a wonderful wooden staircase, a pool if we needed [not]and all for E65 a room. We dined like royalty on simple food and then had a terrific breakfast - all to ourselves.
To top it off, the internet was good and we saw Geelong overpower Port Adelaide!
... surfers, but I would not have liked being out in a small boat fishing! The weather picked up over the bank holiday weekend - it's a holiday in France too. We have had patches of lovely warm sunshine, but most of the time there has been a wind. It comes off the lake and has a cutting edge to it. Our next planned stop was an aire at La Breole. It was a building site. The commune were putting up a building and had fenced off part of the aire for access ...
... the World Cribbage Championship (we won!)
Also we found out that politics is the same in Canada and UK in terms of taxation, housing etc, etc, so no shocks there.
We think this is a centre for winter sports in the, er, winter but it is a nice city to visit in the spring too, except that on the day we chose, after the 24hr rain spell, it was quite cold needing our coats (not allowed on this trip but thank goodness we showed True Brit and came prepared!)
Don't all laugh ...