Saint Contard

Address: 2 Esplanade Du Paradis, Lourdes, Midi-Pyrénées, 65100, France | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel is located on 2 Esplanade Du Paradis, Lourdes.
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Travel Blogs from Lourdes

Apocalypse Snow/Wind/Rain 2

A travel blog entry by jackospades on Mar 04, 2015

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... 8217;s body stuck in the machinery. A saisonnaire, she was probably already dead on the road covered in snow and he just wouldn’t have seen her.

In spite of the terrible conditions and danger, there have been some published rants from holidaymakers asking for the managers of the resort to be fired for incompetence. Living here all the time, you develop a very healthy respect for the mountains and the inherent dangers. I take my hat off to all the ...

The Pinball Wizard and Apocalyptic Snow

A travel blog entry by jackospades on Feb 12, 2015

5 photos

... could reach her. Fortunately she and Stef managed to pull down the seal round the wood burner and the fire burned itself out. The Pompiers explained that old debris and soot left in the chimney when the new fire was fitted had caught fire and banned her from lighting it until a chimney sweep had been to examine it, clean it out and make repairs. As this is their only form of heating and in consistently -6 temperatures, we set about finding oil heaters to keep ...

Another New Year!

A travel blog entry by jackospades on Jan 19, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... had a lot of enquiries from French to rent the place out in the summer, but they expect to pay as little as 350 for 2 weeks for 10 people – I don’t think so! – so have not had any bookings for rental. However, we have had a lot more UK cyclists book, not whole weeks, but catered part weeks, which suits me more. The great thing is the enquiries and subsequent bookings are coming from repeat guests and our own website – there will be costly, ...

Do You Believe in Miracles?

A travel blog entry by samcohon on Jan 17, 2015

10 comments, 16 photos

... br> I don't know if I really believe that any of the Lourdes’ miracles really happened the way people say they did, although I’ve been reading a stack of accounts of carefully documented medical miracles attributed to Bernadette’s magic water that seem to show they did. I’ve also been reading some skeptical accounts that don’t believe these things happened as we are told, and I’ve spent three days in off-season ...

Taking Stock

A travel blog entry by jackospades on Nov 30, 2014

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... heads and won’t change.

I pay a total of 6 different taxes; tax on my personal income with only a 7000€ allowance, income tax on my business of 14.1% but without the ability to offset any costs, habitation tax which includes my TV licence, council tax, a holiday tax for each person who stays here at 0.34€ per person per night and a new local annual business tax of 200+€. Three of those are fixed regardless of ...