Aletti Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Vichy
... French Paris like buildings redone recently. This was a town not for everyone that was clear. We heard that a lot of older people from big towns came to leave here cause there was practically no crime and it was still really French ! We walked back after a couple of hours and had lunch in the garden. In the afternoon Hubert drove us around for a bit and we went for a walk along the river "Allier" until the sky was suddenly getting extremely dark. We were worried ...
... the tractor would not be available until Monday morning. So it was another day sitting inside with the rain lashing down and another night sleeping at a rather weird angle. At least we made use of the showers – which were of course solar heated so barely lukewarm!
Our first experience of the 'luxury’ of a campsite and we couldn’t wait to get out of there! Monday morning came and the tractor arrived and duly ...
... aside here. Paul says the best advice he was given pre-trip, other than "don't go you idiot", was from Dominic Miller, who works for OIM. "Take gaffer tape," advised sagacious Andy. And, let's face it, it has come in useful. Although I struggle to think of a situation when gaffer tapes not a sensible addition to any trip or set of circumstances.
Paul rates his meal last night as one of the worst he had ever had. His Supreme de Poulet at the ...
... they stopped trying to catch me, though poor Eloise found herself embroiled in inappropriate facebook correspondences. She tells me they went away after she declared that "her father did not approve of this", which is a sentence middle eastern men apparently understand.
A few days after the happy departure of our Egyptian amours, I was sitting on a park bench relishing my independence and my chicken sandwich. Suddenly, a passing Libyan man in a hat paused to ...
Bienvenue à Vichy !
Vichy is the town I'm based in for the duration of my study. I'm staying with a host family that lives 5 - 10 minutes walk from the school.
The family is lovely! There are 4 kids, though only 2 live at home. They are a boy of 17 years and a girl of 15 years, both in high school (lycée). The other two are 20 and 22, and they live in a nearby town where they both attend the same university. I've got to meet the older ones in the last few day as ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet