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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 ...
... Martin de re which is another town on the island. When we got there the heavens opened and we spent the next hour trapsing around in the pouring rain trying to be brave. We stopped for a hot chocolate hoping the rain would stop (it didn't) and then made the journey back to the campsite on our bikes. By the time we got back we were soaked so we dried off, put a film on and then made dinner.
Wednesday started sunny so with caution we left the ...
... one of the original and retained city gates in the huge wall and moat which used to surround the town- as it's right by the underground car park we have been lent, a round 200 metres from the house, we see it every day.
One more episode to come from this area... give me a few days!
... town called Port des Barques.We sailed into the river with just the Genoa up and in the far distance we could see the transporter bridge which is not far from Rochefort, a lovely sight to see for us both, the river has very brown water because it's full of mud in suspension which is washed off the very fertile farming land along the banks of the river.It is common for commercial shipping to steam up to the Commercial Port of Rochefort to deliver wood ...
... tide and sailed to Aix, where they were going to meet other boats from RochefortWe all went to the daily market in St Denis to buy Oysters for our lunch on Dauphne Blank, 24 oysters only cost us 12 euros which is approx £8.50 so a bargain......the market is always very busy and so popular with the locals and those on holiday on the Island. They sell all sorts from fruit, veg, cheese to clothes, bags toys and many more items.The oysters were really ...