Monthly Archives: August 2013

Moving on – A beautiful spot at Branne on the Dordogne

This morning it was time to pack up, wind the awning away and put the bikes back on the bike rack. We had to be off our pitch by 12 but weren’t taking mum and dad to the airport until

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A visit to the fish market with our chef for the evening

In the brochure for Hotel de Toiras is an invitation to accompany the chef to purchase your choice of produce which he will then cook for you for your evening meal. This sounded an excellent idea so we made enquires.

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Getting lost on 8 Wheels

Waking to beautiful blue skies we sat outside having our breakfast, before dismounting the bikes off the new bike rack and accompanying mum and dad to the bike hire shop just along from their hotel. With two spotty black and

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4 days on Ile De Re with my Mum and Dad

Having spent the last few days slowly making our way along the coast of Brittany it was now time to head to La Rochelle and the toll bridge to Ile De Re. We first came across this island on our

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New Aire – L’Aiguillon sur Mer

Last night the sky was red as the sun set, so following the old saying “Red sky at night shepherds delight” we woke this morning hoping for blue sky’s, umm not quite blue but there was a definite hint that

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Sea views again at Jard sur Mer

This morning at 9am there was a loud knock on our door, ignoring it to start with made no difference, who ever was knocking was determined to speak to us. Andy climb out of bed and after finding a t-shirt

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A cycle ride to Noirmoutier en L’ile

Once again we woke to light rain but with the promise of blue skies we decided to take the bikes to the main town of the island. Riding through the many salt marshes we arrived at the very busy town

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