Hotel Des Pins
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... br> The city is gracious, spacious and has nice architecture plus tree lines streets. Apart from exploring some of the wide pedestrian streets, we visited the huge market there. As it began to rain we sheltered in the nearby cathedral, which provided a bonus- a organist was practicing for his recital that evening, and we were able to enjoy the glorious sounds only a full pipe organ can produce.
... extends right across the road and below the huge statue of the Saint which sits supreme on a rocky hill overlooking the harbour.
There is a fine cathedral in this part of town and the river that runs from the mountains to the sea cuts through it.
A wedding party was assembling at the church in glorious sunshine.
As I made my way back to the promenade for the walk back I happened upon the musical find of my entire journey a 5 piece band busking on the street ...
... owner who was very keen to speak with us and let us taste his wine. The Reds we found to very light and fruity while the whites were mostly Colombard, Sauvignon or C******nay and quite drinkable. The Rose was not popular. So with a few bottles in the boot we set off for another couple of tastings and some more purchases. Jan & Garry have quite a few visitors arriving in the next few weeks so ...
... table set, entree was served. Guess what? Prawns and oysters again!! We were supposed to have a main course but we weren't hungry so we will have that tomorrow night and have a second Mothers Day dinner! A fruit dessert and cheese platter finished the evening washed down with some wonderful wine. A lovely relaxing day and thank you to Carl, Kim, Helen and Amelia for their best ...
... stairs in the last few days through the many castles/forts we had visited. Then onto the most northern tip of the island to see Fort Boyard. Bit disappointed here. Thought it would have been closer to the shore. Guess you need to take a boat ride out to it to appreciate its size. Then home about 8pm to a welcome glass of wine and a lovely meal of chicken and mango ...