Auberge des Sablons
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... situations so you pay the money and drive away happy you haven't had to wait two weeks for the parts. We found a campground close to the city of Nantes and the girl that booked us in was soooooo helpful. I now have an ACSI card which turned the 25 Euro charge for the campground into 15 Euro so that will be handy. She gave us maps and books and rubbish bags and I came outside from booking in with a big smile ...
... sat right at the top in the look out platform. It started moving and we got a great view from the top. Whilst she was upset earlier at the thought of it spraying her with water, she then laughed as she saw it spraying other people from her high vantage point! We then left the elephant behind and headed into the centre of Nantes. After eating we looked around the shops, managing to find a Fnac store, the French HMV, for John to look for DVDs of French films from ...
... it was lunch hour. Later in the afternoon we shopped for gifts for the grandchildren and then returned to our room. Our hotel is an Ibis and we have been given a family room with two single beds and a double bed in the largest room we have ever had. While preparing for snacks I tipped my glass of red wine over and stained the quilt cover and a bath ...
... for the help.The Town is large enough but as usual in France after 9 at night the show is over. There are fabulous walks and cycle paths near the river so tried that out after the barbecue.There are plenty Boulangerie for the fresh bread and a couple of supermarkets on edge of town. Well worth a visit if you are in the Nantes ...
... thought we might have just got there a bit too early, or it was some strange Niortais morning coffee time when everyone heads inside, but no.
Then the penny dropped. It was 01 May 2015 = MAY DAY.
All that exhibitions in the Nantes museum on the workers in France battling for decent pay etc came back to us. This is a day they take VERY seriously. Not like us in Australia where we just go to the beach.
It was raining, there ...