Domaine des Sables
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... a couple of weeks.
Our first introduction to Saintes was an English telephone box on a roundabout.. don't ask me why.
Our second was these strange constructions on the riverside- there seemed to be little point to them except they provided a green plastic grass path for kids to run on.
This is a beautiful once Roman town, with many Roman remains, on the banks of the ...
Early nights on continent make for early breakfasts!
I struck off in search of a bread shop for the morning sustenance. A small shop is on hill nearby and she has more sweets than normal groceries but at least she had bread….sorted.
I set off alone to walk the steps above the town to get an idea of it's layout, the No. 33 bus takes you along the promenade to, if I might call it the classy part of town. It is here you have the designer shops and plenty shoppers in them. ...
... in tasting these so had to find some that had 'Blanc, Rose et Rouge'. After travelling a number of kilometres along narrow country roads we found our first winery only for it to be closed for lunch (12.30 to 2.30) and a very impatient wife banging the plates in the kitchen to indicate to the husband that his lunch was on the table! The second one we got a better reception both from the dog ...
... of the Gironde River (the biggest of Europe) it is famous for its XII roman church built on a cliff. The town itself was built in 1284 by Edward 1st of England who reigned during this period in this part of France. A visit to the church and a wander around the town completed our visit. Back home for a leisurely afternoon involving a walk along the beach in front of our house. ...
... before driving over a very long bridge with views of the remainder of Fort Louvois. Marennes is famous for its oysters and considered to be the 'capital' if the oyster growing area. Then we drove to the NW tip of the island to visit the Chassion lighthouse and surrounding gardens. Beverly ventured up the 224 steps while we waved to her from the gardens below. I'd ...