Aletti Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Vichy
... a railway station. Good old French engineering. Apparently Thiers is very famous for its cutlery and knives although I can’t say I’ve ever heard of it – or it’s knives come to that! Nevertheless, it’s worth a wonder round as it’s another medieval town – at least the old part is, with it’s signature over hanging buildings. Every other shop though sells knives so I’m guessing that most ...
... 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 ...
... large bathroom.I don't ever even have to use that bathroom though (that's right, I have a bathroom surplus) because I've got my own little ensuite thing going on.
So school is about 10 minutes walk away. If I cross the road and go just beyond that, there is a beautiful park on the edge of the river. Up along the river and inwards, one finds the town centre which is full of fancy food and expensive clothing shops. If I leave my home and walk in the opposite direction, ...
... at the best of times, so it had to be carried half the time.
Also, everyone was SO EXCITED to see a cat being walked in the streets of Paris. The children were especially overwhelmed by the sight. "Maman, maman, c'est un chat !!" I got the impression that this is quite a rare sight. I was crushed when I realised I'd forgotten my camera!
My Key Turning Issue
Since Sarah works all day, she had given me a key so ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet