Monthly Archives: July 2012

Weekend at the Fete De Ramparts, Dinan, France

Every two years in July the town of Dinan in Brittany, France, holds a themed medieval fete within the town walls. Amongst the many things to see are falconry, jousting and parades as well as the fantastic costumes on display. This year

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Sunday our last day in Cancale

Weather – started out grey but ended with brilliant blue skys. Miles traveled today 76 Total miles travelled 764 Our plan today was to visit Mont Saint Michel, as the last time we were there was when Ben and Misha were still

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Saturday on to Fougeres

Weather today very wet Miles traveled today 31  Total Miles traveled 688 After a very peaceful night in the car park of Laval we set off for our last historical stop on this trip to the town of Fougeres. I have wanted to visit

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Friday a day in Angers and Laval

After a run along side the river Maine we manage to have hot showers so hair wash time, some kind person didn’t use up their full paid for minutes. Distance travelled today = 64 miles Total travelled to date =

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Thursday another new town, Bouchemain near Angers

Miles travelled today 96   Totalled travelled to date 593 miles Today we set off from Niort at 11 am with no sign of anyone coming to collect our fee, and had planned to stop at the aire  La Foret

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Wednesday Day Ten – Niort

Miles Travelled today 65  Totalled travelled todate 497 miles Today we have moved on to Niort and the weather is still very warm but with greyer skies. With the  Satnav we are borrowing not having the ability to put in

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Tuesday Day nine -Ile De Oloron

 Miles today Travelled 83  Totalled travelled todate 432 milesWith beautiful weather again today we leave La Rochelle and head to Ile de Oloron which is another Island off this coast. This time we don’t have to pay to cross the bridge

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