Just outside Chateauneuf du Pape:
Check out my cycling activity on Garmin Connect. #beatyesterday https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1773554123
When you cycle, or hike, and sleep somewhere different every night you can’t carry books around with you – short of having a long line of camels following behind you.
But one of the pleasures of the web age is that you can have some sort of free(-ish) portable entertainment wherever you go. I’ve been reading a BBC feature which I’ve never seen in the UK, and which is packed full of sample-size culture:
I particularly like this one:
As I approached the hotel I could see three good-looking young women sitting on the step outside, having a fag, and I heard one say to the other ‘Tiens, en voilà un autre’ – ´look, here comes another one’.
Turns out they were the receptionist and the waitresses.
The hotel is full of men, no women guests as far as I can tell, and le Comptoir Amelie had an extremely masculine atmosphere, more like the truck-drivers’ restaurant in a motorway service station.
I think the staff have given up pretending to be Amélie.