La Fontaine du Vercors
Travel Blogs from Saint-Thomas-en-Royans
Another day of cruising on the riverboat as we make our way to Provence. Today, a three hour stop in Tain l'Hermitage where we toured a winery (with just horrible wine), the Valrhona chocolate boutique (Barefoot Contessa says this is the best chocolate in the world), and an art gallery. Then back onboard. Five days in to a seven day cruise, we have made many friends with whom we sit in bar as scenery goes by. Life is ...
... Joe pointed out that this is what I’m doing now; leaving the community to do my own process. That’s a nice way to see it :)
This morning I switched bedrooms to a more cozy space and then after a small lunch I headed out on a long walk in the afternoon. I walked back to the meadow that we had danced in the day before and then headed up the mountain and up around to the top of the cliff above Charousse. It was such a bright, clear ...
We woke up to grey skies and the prospect of the first rain of our trip predicted for the afternoon. After partaking in the hotel breakfast, we headed out for a short excursion to a local village that is highlighted as one of the "Beautiful Villages of France". The highlight of this village is a large abbey. The drive out to this village took us past beautiful countryside france, past farms and through small villages where two cars don't fit on ...
... nice bottle of wine and some cheese and baguette, bliss!
Footnote from Steve - the ball thing was like the thing you put a hamster in and then dangle on a piece of string, if you ever come here don't do it!! (Les - hope you hear the emotion on this video)
Off to the high mountains in the morning stopping in a caravan at Interlarken for 3 nights, not sure what the internet will be like if at all so we may be off air for 3 ...
... flowing waterways, cute villages, snow topped mountains....what more do you want?
We stopped for lunch in a village called Castellane for lunch and did what the French do....bought some crispy fresh baguettes from a bakery...and went to the supermarket for ham and cheese...and sat on a gorgeous waterway under a mountaintop church. Yep. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility