Category: France 2014

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

Last day at Versailles

This was a day of two halves, after breakfast things disintegrated somewhat, initially because of shut metro stations and later because of bulk people. Leaving the hotel I met an…

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

Friends and family

My brother, Royce, and I had arranged to meet in the nice garden behind Notre Dame cathedral at 10 this morning. This worked like a charm and just before 10…

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

Return to Paris

There is not a lot to say about today. Mark left before breakfast to catch his train to Barcelona and has reported this arrival and expedition to the Picasso museum….

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

Pont du Gard and Avingnon

We hit the road a bit earlier and were in the car park at the Pont du Gard before 11.30 after the drive from Arles. The aquaduct is a UNESCO…

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

About Arles

After a substantial breakfast I took the car into the town to avoid the 15 minute walk but after driving around for 10 minutes looking for a park that decision…

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

Familiar ground

This morning’s action started with us trying to find somewhere to print Mark’s train ticket. He had booked on the internet from his tablet but is required to have a…

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

A haircut and Sete

As is becoming a habit we got down to breakfast about 9 then mucked around for a while. Mark went to get a haircut and I had a walk to…

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

The curve to Beziers

After another fairly slow start this morning we found the car and decided to head off without the benefit of the GPS. Of course we got lost almost immediately, the…

Posted in Cycling and Travel France 2014

The Canal du Midi

Having decided that we would stay in Carcassonne for another night, we also decided to have a quieter day. After another mostly pastry breakfast (I’ve decided I like pain au…