Travel Blogs from Fontainebleau
Here for a week at INSEAD business school, the classes and homework and dinners with colleagues didn't leave much time for enjoying this pretty town. I did however get a sneak peak in the ground of chateau Fontainebleau on the evening the prime minister of Qatar was invited for a private party.
... traffic jam to you peasants) for about 15k.
Arrived at the postcard beautiful town of Barbizon to be greeted by a frenetic host, Nathalie, on her way to the bank (I think she said) put me in the wrong room, moved me, spoke French to me at machine gun pace. But the place is ...
... the atmosphere is different...it's interesting. Tuesday was another climbing day with the UK crowd but a lot of people were heading home that day so we headed out a little earlier but were cut short because of the rain ; rain?! Why!!! And it rained, all night. So the last of the campers had to leave on Wednesday and I still had one day/night left, so I arranged a stay using 'couchsurfing' with a local climber, Lucas, who ...
... style shopping centre, which we really enjoyed the warmth inside.
The weather outside was quite frosty and we wandered around the streets until we stopped at a traditional old style French Toilette. I warned Ron about using it but he ignored my advise and entered. *****!! The filthiest squat toilet this side of Calcutta that was full of human excrement with the flush not working. Only number ones in this cesspit as he wasn't putting his bum near ...
... falling. I think we will invest in a good slack line when we get home. Bridger on the other hand, was a natural on the slack line and he walked across it every time with very little effort. At one point a large group of teenage girls came by to watch Bridger on the slack line. A couple of them kept saying that they could speak 'perfect english" without an accent. Though that is all they seemed to be able to say ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Victoria Fontainebleau
Comfortable rooms (no mini bar or in room fridge, and no food allowed). Nice and affordable self service breakfast and helpful staff who speak both English and French.
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