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First I have to say that I travelled first class from
Barcelona to Toulouse. It was pretty cool, nice big leather chairs, radio and
then later they played a movie. Gemma, Hector and I got there fairly late,
between 9:30 and 10:00. Dana and her friend Theresa (who is also doing this
program) met us at the train station and we found a bite to eat. We “got to”
watch T.V. that night for a bit and get a taste of what French television is
like. We ...
... Well I kind of cheated; I got lucky enough to find a French friend heading home to Toulouse for the weekend, and I paid him what I would have paid using covoiturage, and he was nice enough to take me all the way to my hotel by the airport, rather than dumping me off in the city with no clue how to navigate. Way better. I guess I will get to experience the real thing some other time.
Of course I waited too long to book the hotel, and the price ...
... very well. Luckily breakfast here is available up until noon, so there is a good chance for a sleep in. I then walked into the city centre, and realised that the hotel is located in a bit of s dodgy part of town. Probably why I didn't go out to find a restaurant last night, or tonight either. Luckily the restaurant here is excellent. So I walked to Market Victor Hugo, where the locals do their food shopping. The seafood displays were amazing - I have never seen so many scallops and ...
... lived a few kilometres from Pau. They are very dear friends of a family we know. After asking a couple of people we found the house and once we explained who we were the elderly couple welcomed us like long lost friends! Only the gentleman spoke English, but the lovely woman kept telling us things, which her husband then interpreted. They then fussed over us, bringing out the dishes for our lunch, which included fois gras, then a lentil casserole, then cheeses, followed by ...
Our last day in South of France and we have a half day before flying from Toulouse airport to Paris.
We decided to go cycling at the nearby Lac de la Cavayere - a reservoir with beach and recreational facilities. The real Tour de France has passed Carcassonne in the past few days are in Paris for the final leg!