For my Europe trip this year I decided to head off to southern France and bypass Paris altogether, and to finish off the trip with a couple of days relaxing in Amsterdam. Overall the weather was pretty disappointing, most days were cloudy but not too much rain thankfully. Towards the end of May the weather … Continue reading Europe 2019 retrospective
Aparthotel Adagio Toulouse Centre Ramblas, also called the Aparthotel Adagio Toulouse Parthenon, is a hotel quite close to Gare de Toulouse Matabiau. A 10 minute walk maximum depending on the pedestrian lights. The Canal du Midi is a 5 minute walk if you dawdle.
The name L’Ane Qui Tousse translates to The Coughing Donkey – I forgot to ask for the password to the page on the website that would tell me why the name was chosen.
This morning I walked around Toulouse through the Grand Rond and past Jardin des Plantes and I ended up at a pub called The Black Lion near the Palais de Justice metro station around lunchtime so headed in.
For Sunday evening I wanted to try a nearby pub called The Frog & Rosbif. It’s part of the same chain of bars that I visited in Bordeaux.
After a walk around the area near Basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse in the morning I was looking to find somewhere I could grab a drink and regroup. As I walked I came across a little cafe that was open called Tchin so in I went.
After my drink at La Mécanique des Fluides I wandered around the area to see what was open for dinner and eventually came to Le Péry, a bar that was doing a roaring Saturday evening trade.
After Bordeaux I jumped on the train for the two hour and eleven minute train ride through the French countryside to Toulouse. I checked into my hotel mid afternoon and then decided to head out for some drinks and a feed. However, being a Saturday, I found my options around the hotel to be rather … Continue reading La Mécanique des Fluides, Toulouse, France