Auberge de la Riviere
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A real seaside day. Morning mists as we rose after our wet previous evening to breakfast standing up before setting off along the coast. Morning coffee at Chatelaillon-Plage with local dancing in regional costume to accordions, hurdy gerdys, flutes; then on towards La Rochelle with lunch overlooking the sea as ...
As we got up at 7.30 we just about got away without torches. As light came we had packed up the trailer and panniers and we're sat at our picnic table for tea, muesli and toast with Vegemite and Sarah's home made apricot jam. Then we were off north bound to the ferry crossing to Royan - a rolling, pitching crossing, a bit chillier than our southbound crossing two weeks ago. After 60 some miles (we can't be more accurate as the mileometer stop working after lunches for a few miles) we ...
... together. We (my house) and I rented bikes one afternoon and
toured around the trails of Rochefort, then took a ride on the last
“Pont Transbordeur” in France, across the river to Echilaise and
continued our journey. The weather was great, but the scenery could
be better. You see, the trails we were riding on were following a
very muddy river out to the ocean, so it wasn’t the prettiest site,
but it was great ...
... br> I bought a ticket that day, not wanting
to miss out on the last cruise of the season. Now, of course you
could do this same cruise from Fourras or La Rochelle later into the
year, but leaving from the port in Rochefort seemed to be the easiest
option, since it’s just a 15 minute walk from where I live. I
arrived in France the Wednesday and Dana had arrived the Friday, ...
... the best way to see this city, which I think would have been enjoyed a lot more in different circumstances.
La Rochelle does have indoor attractions, including probably the best aquarium in France as well as a number of museums if that sort of thing takes your fancy. By the time we had got soaked to the skin exploring the city we did not fancy one of these places but instead found a bar/restaurant close to our hotel that enabled ...