Le Grand Hotel de la Plage - Royan
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- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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... just wish I could've appreciated it more. Missed our train by 15 minutes (and the toilets were closed). The moral of this story is to always have a Plan B for the trains; and use a loo whenever there's one available! I had to go to a bar.
We had an hour or so to fill in when we got to Bordeaux, so we walked towards the river. It was going to be too far, so we just sat and watched the world go ...
... need a good cellar. The wines we have been purchasing from the supermarkets we have called 'pot luck wines' and we've been quite lucky. But it was good to be able to taste what you are actually buying. Back home via the supermarket to but tonight's dinner - pork fillet and vegetables filled by some beautiful little tarts that Beverly found. But before this we took our cheese platter and wine down ...
... 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. ...
Late start to the day with a another beautiful breakfast prepared and cooked by Jan and Beverly. Then it was into our car with Homer taking us out for the day to the Ile d'Oleron, the second largest French island after Corsica and located north east of Meschers. We stopped for lunch at La Cotiniere where we enjoyed some beautiful seafood again. We passed through the town ...
... Homer had 'fun' getting us here. Had a welcome coffee first then champagne later to celebrate Jan's birthday. Then it was out to dinner at a little village nearby to savour the local specialties, seafood, particularly oysters. Yummo! Then home to collapse into bed after a long day. Thanks to our hosts for making us feel so ...