Hotel Saint Etienne
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... Sunday's parade was interesting. A few tatty Yankee cars and a handful of Harley Davisons. Not quite what we expected. And then another long lunch in the sun at Cazes. Monday is market day in Castelnaudary. And it's a people's market, not a tourist market. And for dinner we went to Revel to the American diner.
Tuesday was windy and intermittent cloud. But in the morning we visited Revel shopping and it tipped down with rain. Over the other ...
Well it didn't take long and we were once again in the Peugeot doing 130kph. The 630 km trip to Soulan in the Pyrenees would go quick at this pace, so would our coins. Those nasty toll machines seemed to be getting more greedy by the kilometer.
These next couple of nights hadn't been pre-booked, so the planned (or not so planned) intention was to "wing" it.
On arrival at the skiing resort town of Saint- Larry Soulan we were having ...
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 ...
... it was full of big motorhomes - all over the place. Think Lake District or New Forest, but allowed to go where you like and stop and camp anywhere.
Lots of cyclists cause we are near the Col de Tourmalet. But a tandem?
We stayed here three nights because of the lovely weather and the wonderful peace. Everything is bright green or deep blue. And not 'organised'. There are no signs, no restrictions, no litter, just ...
... author and journalist, Emil Zola of “J’Accuse!” fame, wrote of Lourdes over a century ago. He said, “when little Bernadette came with her strange story of what she had witnessed, everybody was against her. The Prefect of the Department, the Bishop, the clergy, objected to her story. But Lourdes grew up in spite of all opposition, just as the Christian religion did, because suffering humanity in its despair must cling to something, must ...