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Matkat, Ranska

Chambres d’Hôtes d’Arquier, Vigoulet-Auzil

Lähestyessäni Chambres d’Hôtes d’Arquieria minut valtaa unenomainen olo. Varhaissyksyn auringonsäteet kajastavat maalaiskartanolle johtavaa hiekkatietä reunustavien korkeiden havupuiden oksien lomasta. Ainoat äänet ovat tuulen kohisuttelemat lehdet ja hiekan rohina jalkojeni alla, kun lähestyn hotellia. Lintuparvi pyrähtää ilmaan ja kaartelee vasten kirkkaansinistä taivasta. Alan ymmärtää, miksi niin moni on rakastunut ranskalaiseen maalaiselämään.

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France, Travels

Chambres d’Hôtes d’Arquier, Vigoulet-Auzil

As I approach Chambres d’Hôtes d’Arquier, near Toulouse, I get the feeling that I am floating in a dream. The rays of an early autumn sun sieve through the branches of trees aligning a gravel road leading to a countryside mansion. Apart from the sound of slight wind rustling the leaves and the gravel shifting under my feet, no sound is to be heard. A flock of birds flutter in the air, and I start to understand why so many people fall in love with the French countryside.

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Spain, Travels

Hotel Aigua Blava, Begur, Costa Brava

As I descend from the medieval village of Begur towards Costa Brava seashore, I get a feeling that I am going to arrive somewhere special. And then, few curves and spectacular views later, I see it; a sign announcing of my destination. This is Hotel Aigua Blava: a Mediterranean oasis, holding its fort luxuriously against the ruggedness of the seacliffs.

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