Carrion Cuisine Hotel And Spa
Travel Blogs from Vire
MACON, MAY 30
Today we are in Macon, a beautiful little town on the Soane. Tomorrow when we get to Lyon, we will enter the Rhone river. Dennis and I decided to spend the morning exploring this old town. We were docked between two bridges and we walked up to one bridge and walked over the bridge to get a perspective of the whole town. It really is charming and the waterfront is very beautiful. It is all in pavers with ...
... that they must have a fire alarm sound for 5 minutes every time an event is held there. So after the foie gras, the alarm started going off and a man was barking orders in French which none of us understood including the guides. No one could turn off this cacophony and then we were served our main course and desert. We drove back through beautiful countryside to our waiting river boat. Tomorrow to Macon.
... pod allows for 5 uploads at a time, clearly requiring more bandwidth than ship affords me. But I uploaded files (pics) one at a time today and it all worked. (2) today's photos didn't move (via photo stream) from phone to IPad so will check again tomorrow. (3) FYI travel pod going offline for maintenance 5/13, back 5/14 UPDATE-photo stream just not working, I am going to try emailing pictures from phone to myself and posting from IPad
... had told me I would spend 68 Euros ($90) on mustard, I would have told them they were crazy! But truffle mustard for me and Foodie friend Gary, plus sampler for him, and I was there. No pics today, ship Wifi too slow for upload, may have to wait for pics til I get ...
... leave (because I paid for meals through lunch on Monday).
They are a lovely couple with two kids who are in their 20s (I didn't ask how old they were - in their 50s likely). They weren't even in Taize the whole week - they only came down from Saturday evening and Sunday and Monday. They were actually staying in the town nearby, not even at Taize itself. Sophie said she first came to Taize when she was 23 ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed