La Maison Blanche
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Annie picks us up at 7pm on the nail.
We start off with the usual half dozen Ricards to whet the whistle.
To begin with Isobel serves up 'Halloween soup' made with pumpkins from the garden, carrots, potatoes and onions (I think). Fabulous on its own. She didn't give us any bread so we wouldn't pig out. (Don't know why she would think ...
... he was still giving me the Mexican stand off. 10 yards away he decides to amble across the road. I was ready for him. I stopped to let him cross. Bizarrely as he crosses he's still giving me the dead eye.
If he had 2 fingers he would've stuck them up.
All brilliant till we got to the outskirts of Nantes. The route I had chosen took us down their version of International Drive rammed with factory outlets, eating places ...
The street market was in full swing and dedicated fish market a sight to see. Meg was tempted at every turn but we couldn't buy anything. This was probably the best market we gave seen with autumn richness and cold sea catches; crabs, prawns, lobsters and shells all alive. To get some ...
... the bus back to town for a quick bite to eat before getting in the car and driving around the coast, it is rugged and beautiful, it reminded us of the New England coast with all white houses and grey slate roofs. Our American friends joined us for dinner where we had oysters, palourdes, steak, kidneys, lotte with prawns, strawberries in balsamic, souffle of caramel. All this with a Bordeaux merlot and a cab franc from Loire. Very happy ...
We have three nights in a good B&B to explore the area. The old walled town has everything one needs, shops, shops, shops. We walked the ramparts and discovered that St Émilion was born here. Evening drinks and a cheap meal and early to bed. Lots to see ...