Chateau de Pizay
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... m. For our excursion to the silk district where we saw a demonstration on an old loom invented by Mr. Jacquard, patron saint of upholsterers everywhere! Silk scarves and ties were expensive souvenirs I was not tempted to buy. Next stop was a half hour at Des Halles of Paul Bocuse, a smallish but expensive gourmet food market where marinated prawns were$100 a kilo and smoked salmon $60 a kilo. We bought a small local cheese we are yet to savour. ...
... to clear 8 boxes with gear/ clothes/ kitchen stuff for the boat from customs.
Left Lyon for Pont de Vaux. 45 min Train to Macon then hook up with the boat broker who drove me to the boat. Graham is English but has lived in France for 20 years -nice chap.
She is a little rougher than I hoped on the outside being an ex hire boat with dings along most sided, but nice and ...
Tarabiscotage lors du stage
Après avoir quitté les états-unis, direction la France pour un premier contact avec l'industrie biomédical pendant 2 mois. Le rythme étudiant et celui professionelle étant deux monde complétement différent, j'ai pu profiter de Lyon pleinement entre soirée aux bords du Rhône et week-end à déambuler ici et ...
... on foot, aiming for a tourist bus as we had 2 days and thought it would be good to get our bearings, but as unfortunately we had missed the last one for the day. A conveniently located bike station prompted us to saddle up once again, it worked in Bordeaux. We cycled up through the middle of town and looked at some of the attractions were had been advised to look for. A large plaza depicted the centre of town, Place Bellecour, from here we on to to explore ...
... indecisive people. That night, Stuart and I watched Spiderman in French at my house and finally went to one of the dance clubs on the boats. It was a pretty cool place, but the music was absolutely awful. It reminded me of why I really don't try and make more of an effort to go clubbing. C'est la vie.
The next few days were a mix of trying to get over a terrible cold that I had gotten, studying for finals, dodging the torrential downpour, and taking ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking