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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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We set off from Nantes on a dry but cold, foggy morning. At last the rain of the past few days had disappeared and after the fog lifted we had a beautiful sunny day. The ride to St Florent la Vieil was pleasant initially via an asphalt riverside path (although we couldn't see the river for the fog!) then a combination of small cyclist only routes …
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The TGV train ride was an experience. I took a short video of the train going 300+ mph. One of the videos you can hear the little girl screaming in the background. She did this for most of the journey -- thank God for Mp3 players, but I could only turn it up loud enough to smother the sound, not drown it out. Oh well, the journey went ...
The plan was to go to La Rochelle and stay on a site near the town centre so I would be ideally placed to visit the town and the coast, and then I intended to move on to Saumur on the Loire. I had a grim drive to La Rochelle, it was very hot and uncomfortable and I had become used to quiet roads with cars every 10 mms, so crawling at 20 mph on a dual carriage way in a traffic jam was a shock. Luckily the jam cleared but almost ...
... facility and ended with a tasting and - you guessed it - some purchases. But, even the boys found it fascinating. After tasting some other wines of the Saumur region, I still give the thumbs up to the Gratien & Meyer products as the best. Look for a Saumur sparkling white in Oz for a fine alternative to champagne.
We hired canoes, got driven 5km upstream and given two hours to paddle back. I loved it.
... and roasted and mashed potatoes on the side. It was a flavour sensation particularly because a bottle of red wine was used which costed â‚¬1.60. Wine ain't dear here!
Only 1 day to go before we pick up the rental car and drive off on Thursday down towards the south of France for 7 nights . We have been talking to the well informed Yorkshireman for all his advice on the area as ...