Bagnere-de-LuchonApril 12, 2017 in France
Our method of finding an area we want to visit and then selecting a specific place based on the offerings in Airbnb is yielding some spectacular results. Who ever heard of this little dot in the Pyrenees on the Spanish border? The approach touched off a case of nerves as the surrounding area had obviously seen better times. The southern end of town was likewise undistinguished. Then we reached the top.
Wow. This is a well preserved spa town from the 19th century. Our apartment is in a regal old hotel right on the square, and has been beautifully remodeled for comfort. The broad avenues are lined with trees, shops and restaurants ... even a salon de the. Our apartment overlooks the square with mountains in the background. Last evening it was full of children with their parents and retired couples strolling hand in hand.Read more