Hotel Hippocampe

Address: 16 rue du chateau des Mauleons, La Flotte, Ile de Re, Poitou-Charentes, 17630, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 16 rue du chateau des Mauleons, La Flotte.
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      Travel Blogs from La Flotte

      You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello

      A travel blog entry by slonge on Feb 01, 2015

      ... think this could work better as I will have much more time to actually do something with them. Teach them something and then do an activity. Or I can do anything else really, I have a feeling that the teachers will not be giving me much guidance, which is okay too, as I have some lessons/ideas I can re-use from other schools. I can also try some games with the kids that will get them talking. I think we can have a lot of fun, at least with a couple of ...

      The History of Rope...and Rochefort

      A travel blog entry by slonge on Jan 25, 2015

      19 photos

      ... first room where he showed us how the rope was made, with a demonstration on a “machine” that was used in the past.

      First we learned that a specific plant was cultivated all over France, or at least in this area and was sent to the Corderie Royale using the Charente of course. The plant was then softened up and they started to “spin it into rope”, think of the way the sheep’s wool is spun into wool. Once they ...

      A Piece of History Coming to Life

      A travel blog entry by slonge on Jan 25, 2015

      39 photos

      ... I think.

      Hermione was re-built using Oak. They had to find the materials
      and actually used the very center of 4000 Oak trees that were between 150-200
      years old. They used the core of the trees as this wood is very good quality.

      During my tour, I took pictures of panels that explained
      things. There was always a little blurb in English at the bottom that I took a
      picture of so you guys would be able to read about it. ...

      Feeling Blessed

      A travel blog entry by slonge on Jan 19, 2015

      ... will be going out for Chinese/Asian food next time we do something.

      On top of those two “events” to look forward to, my teacher in Courcon has an old assistant coming back from Australia to visit next week and she said she’d invite me over for a visit. As well as another teacher inviting me over to her house the Wednesday evening before our vacation in February, then I will go to school with her the Thursday morning.

      I hope I ...

      Back Again

      A travel blog entry by slonge on Jan 05, 2015

      13 photos

      ... the same temperature since I arrived at the end of September. I mean hey, I’m not complaining because I’ll gladly take above zero temperatures for a winter. What a nice break that is, I’m just saying it’s different is all.

      My trip back to France went well. Had a short flight to Minneapolis, had a short layover because my first flight from Winnipeg was a bit delayed. Then I was actually able to sleep on the plane ...