Au Relais de Vouzeron
Travel Blogs from Vouzeron
We came to the south of France via the westerly route. We return through the centre, passing places with the names of French specialities: Roquefort, Volvic, Puy and Vichy. Why are so few English foods named after their origins? We can only think of cheddar cheese and Stilton - and even Stilton was never made in the village that bears its name. The motorway takes us up into the Massif Central, which we have never seen before. The mountains may ...
... shop, as I bought an additional fleece top and Vik bought a model "knight on a charger."
The Chateau was disappointing and we checked out as planned, and found a nearby motel type place. Both of us wanted a decent shower,( Chateau's was broken) and a few more facilities. Neither of us could understand the Chateau - they had a microwave, a fridge, sink with dishwashing liquid and a frying pan, but no crockery or cutlery! doh! ...
... with the multi colours of wild flowers. We stopped at Orleans, Vierzon and eventually got to Bourges on time. We found Hertz and went through the process of picking up our hire car - a Megane Diesel. We have GPS, which the guy set to English for us, with the voice of "Ken the Australian".(Not too bad).
Quite an interesting experience, suddenly driving a manual car, on the wrong side of the road, in a city ...
... going up and down and
wonderfully preserved stately homes. Let down by the Musee we took
Ella to mcDonalds for Lunch and a Play...and of course free internet!
We were hoping to find a campsite tonight (as I smell) and found one
called 'Camping Ch-ti'mi'... And I think it was a joke as it was
really 'Camping ******** me' as we could not find it ANYWHERE! So the
Aires again it was!
... needed a couple of bottles as we aren't opening the boxes yet.
Finding the aire was fun. We needed to be near Vierzon or Blois and chose an aire in Mery sur Cher. Coming off the motorway, sat nag directed us to turn left. All that did was take us back down to where we had come from. Try again!
This time it was easy to find the aire. Sadly the entry gate was broken - so we ...