Auberge des Sablons
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... is printed in the daily program you collect at the entrance. Yesterday we were fortunate to be directed to a car park with quite a few trees and hence our car had shade, but today we were directed to a car park with no trees at all and about 1km from the entrance. While walking through the parking area we counted 50 buses. (When we left the Park at about 5.30pm there were about 60 buses!) We can't even estimate how many cars were parked. Just before we got ...
Weather: Overcast with breaks of sunshine with a top temperature of 26C. Blustery sea breezes at La Rochelle with a thunderstorm overnight. When the sun did come out during the afternoon it felt very hot.
It has been a very long day beginning with a non-starting iPhone which resulted in us buying a very basic phone with a local SIM card to use, hence delaying our departure. The store where we bought this phone only had one person working as ...
Sunday morning in Blaye and early start at parking ticket expires at 08:08 and I wasn't sure if barrier would lift!
Anyway there were spaces outside and breakfast in the morning sunshine was delightful.
On to Super U supermarket in search of gas a my Spain cylinder had run out and I was on Irish reserve,
Unfortunately the gas man is closed on Sundays so it was on wards and Northwards by 10:15.
All motorway today but it was a ...
... English father but was born in Nantes.
We then walked to find a restaurant and how could we turn down a place called "hippopotamus" where we were seated outside and next to the tram track - there is no barriers or lines or anything to show you where they start and the trams literally get very close by whilst eating.
Back to the hotel and settle for the night - a short day riding tomorrow!
Mileage today 197 (Total mileage to date 987)
... it was really for walking but it would take you two days to walk around. We also saw a Battleship and Loire River and amazing barge boats and modern tourists boats, goats and gardens and chicks, (the feathered kind). We set off at 9am and got back at 3.30pm and apart from lunch and seeing the machines we were riding the rest of the time. Not hard riding, just enjoyable meandering riding. Not a bad way to see a ...