Hotel La Solitude
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... just off the highway. Jacqui had a drive while I haa small nap before deciding to change again and go into Pau which is a nice city and quite large. Strolled around relaxing and taking photo's eating a Chocolat eclair and an expresso. Hit the road at 5.00pm amidst the end of the week rush hr traffic. Back on the highway and another hr saw us arrive in Bayonne. ...
... fire lighting and huge storms. France has definitely had a worse summer that the UK so far – witness some of the atrocious conditions in the Tour de France here.
The bergerie or grange is coming along nicely after a reciprocal visit from Phil to help with the roof – Stefan spent a week with him at his place further north last year. I think the 'sans permis’ window ( without permission) is a little big and conspicuous but Phil put it in while Stefan went to get ...
... what to expect.... we were amazed by the city, our friends Melanie & Vincent whom we met at a Thai cooking school in Chiang Mai in 2012 had invited us to stay with them the next time we came to France...... Funny this time we had decided to take up this offer and the welcome from them was unbelievable. We actually have Facebook to thank for us being able to keep in contact with so many great people we meet. They have a 2 bedroom apartment right in the center of ...
Bikes are packed and we have breakfast at 8:00am. Then we rolled out about 10:15 enroute to Bergerac for the individual time trial. We drove towards Pau then turned north to Bergerac. We arrived at the start of the TT, we walked through the team buses looking at the TT bikes, you could get us really close to the teams. We watched a few roll out the start gate then Pete and I grabbed a baguette and decided to try and get on TV. We positioned ourselves on the start straight at a slight ...
... them selves and filling up all sorts of containers from thimble sized up to 20litre drums. Doesn't seem so special if you can take 20litres. We then walked through the town, there are 200 shops simply selling bottles and vials for the water. The town now is a different place then it would have been in its peak. There are now only 350 hotels in operational order, 330 have simple closed down and people have walked away. We then went to the Notre Dame Castle which dominates the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services