Travel Blogs from Thuir
Well today was even hotter than yesterday the sort of heat that even at 7am its boiling and your uncomfortable - but I hear you say - how do you know as you now lie in until 9am most days - but today we awoke to the thud of Ruby falling off the top bunk! By some small miracle she was fine with a small scratch on her and a little bit in shock (we have now put precautions in so this does not happen again). In this heat once your up your up and its get on with the day as ...
... After that I let Jess have a turn while I sat with the twins and chilled. Lily was just happy clambering all over the rocks. I kept asking Lily if she wanted to have a go and telling her that I knew she would enjoy it if she did and that I was just going to keep asking her until she said yes. A bit later I was having another snorkel and she came and asked to have a go so I did the same thing I did with Ruby and as soon as ...
... than France standards but a palace compared to Spain's 'cattle' pitches. We could actually put up the tent today and revelled in the extra space. The swimming pool is best one so far for me warmed to 29 degrees and with jacuzzi and in pool showers, water slides and sun loungers with big cushion tops (bliss). The best thing is there was about 2 other people in pool. In Spain the pools seemed to be packed. The campsite also has 3 private beaches which ...
... the mass of people left the train.Then we settled in to a comfortable ride to Genoa, made the connecting train to Ventimigila near the border where Peter knew we had to get another train to go into France. This we managed as we had about an hour up our sleeve. We decided to go as far as Nice to split the long journey. I think Kahori will be amused at our lack of definite travel plans for this day. We did have to say, well just how far ...
... the season and luckily we timed it perfectly with roadside stalls selling delicious cherries for 4 Euros per kg.
We spent several days driving over the mountains to the French and Spanish coasts. Collioure, on the coast near the Spanish border, reputedly produces the best anchovies in the world. We sampled the boquerones (white ones in vinegar) and the salted variety. Both were fabulous.
There was a huge area of well ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking