TripAdvisor Reviews Week-End Hotel Viviers-du-Lac
Travel Blogs from Viviers-du-Lac
... colours of the trees and the brilliant green of the grass was amazing.
E failed to get any lunch as we discovered that 11:11 is a bank holiday in France and everywhere was closed! So we arrived at the hotel at 5:00 pm and were starving! We checked in and the owner kindly provided us with pate and bread and a glass of red....perfect!
... up to the Chateau and then around the old Medieval center a bit before popping in to the Cafe de Ducs. We had a beer, a glass of wine and a snack, all with a canal side view of the Thiere, the main canal, and the Palais de l'Isle as the sun set over the town.
We found a place for dinner called La Taverne Savoyarde and I was able to get moules frites which were were to die for! Stephne had a 'specialitie de nos montagnes' -- ...
... to family, Alice will have changed so much but we are lucky as Rachel face times us weekly so we can see Alice and she regularly sends us photos and videos of her so we can keep up on her progress, December seems such a long way away but we have lots planned. On arriving to Rochefort on September 22nd we decided to have a few days seeing our friends before setting off down the river to have a few weeks out sailing, something we have never done before ...
... Family is such a funny thing - it really is what you make of it. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to come here and spend time with them, to learn french and be able to better stay in touch now.
I think the pictures from today tell the story best ;-)
Words for the Day:
"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for." - Epicurious
... help me get back on track.
Today, I took a walk after lunch into the nearby town about a 15 minute walk from the house. I was able to go to the little market and buy a few things I needed. I also scoped out the boucherie (butcher shop) next door, good to know I have access to a lot of good meats!
As far as the French language is going, I've started working in my workbook again and will be having Marko look over my work. I've also been ...