Aletti Palace Hotel
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Again not much to report today, spent the day travelling between Clermont Ferrand and a little village called Luguillac De Cercles, it's about 100 kilometres East of Bordeaux.
I have some friends who live there, I'll be staying here for 3 days.
On the way I popped into limoge to look at the cathedral, it's very ...
... to the airport. I waited in the air conditioning and used the wifi until 7:00 pm when I could walk out to the Sika-Sika restaurant which is just off the beach. I could hear the huge breakers pounding the sand in the night, as I quickly ate a pizza and contemplated my last evening in Africa for this trip. At 8:00 I hired a taxi to take me to the airport. The driver was experienced and knew how challenging this run can be at this time.
Before I left Grenoble I visited a museum about the French resistance during WW2, it didn't take long......
After that a lazy day riding the back roads of France so not a lot to tell you about. I decided to overnight in Clermont Ferrand because it has some fond memories for me...from about 20 years ago.I'd had a very drunken night in town with a bunch of English guys, we ...
... old part of town through an interminable step of stairs, to the Place Belcour with the statue of Louis XIV on his horse.
In the oldest part of town, we visited several “traboules” (passages between buildings and streets with beautiful Renaissance stairs (secret passages connecting historical buildings several centuries old, and where members of the French Resistance were able to hide and evade the Gestapo during World War II) and the old city where the ...
... we made a small detour to see Chateau de Chambord in the Loire Valley. Fran and I have been in the area earlier in our travels but never managed to see this particular chateau. So here was our chance. Unfortunately it happened to be a public holiday with blue skies and temperatures in the low 30's. It took us over half an hour to get the entry tickets. It was that busy. But luckily once we got inside it was nowhere near as busy as one would have thought due to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility