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... give up on it so quickly. She then told us of her plans to go to the Dunes directly west of Bordeaux in the town of Arcachon. She invited us all to join her and one by one we agreed. My plan had just changed. The next morning the four of us took the bus out to the little beach town and were delighted by the cozy feel of it. We arrived at the dunes and swept away. In one direction we were confronted by a dense forest, in the other the sparkling ...
It was doing to be a hot weekend so we headed out to the coast and checked into a campsite. Electric hook up and unlimited wifi seems like luxury. Arcachon turned out to be an upmarket holiday resort with chic town, massive villas and beautiful beaches. Plenty of cycling and swimming in the ...
... followed by steak, fries & shallots...mmmmm!
A long stroll along the promenade and a sea salt & carmel ice-cream cone, then off to see the largest sand dune in Europe, Dune de Pilat. Holy mackerel, it WAS huge! The dune is growing by 4.5 metres per year, and it's already engulfed a roadway, several trees and ...
... the morning of the 26th. This was a source of excitement yet also provoked anxiety about breaking down, a situation which would surely cause me to miss the wedding and trip to Ireland I was so looking forward to. I drove the first part off the motorways, having initially intended to take it relatively slowly, which did provide pleasant views of some quaint french villages and classic tree-lined country roads (planted by Napoleon to shade the troops but now being cut down ...
... is a creek or indent in the coast there will be boat moorings. As a consequence boat builders are everywhere and they have some impressive equipment. The straddle lifts can go up to 5,000t.
Everywhere you go there is a small backwater being usd for boats.
The Acrochon Basin was an important site during the war as was Cape Feret just the other side to ...