Residence de France
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- Minbar in room
- Heated pool
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... around a business park and then down to the port (where the Vendee Globe yacht race calls in) before eventually finding our correct route. Needless to say the air was getting bluer by the minute. We arrived at Talmont St Hilaire around lunchtime so pulled on to the aire along with lots of other French folk having their lunch and followed suit. By 2.00pm they had all left, just us and ...
Regarding the title, no, not the guy with the guitar - the rain! 4 days in now and it's barely stopped.. but being British and plucky I soldier on. In case you were wondering, the guitar practice seems to have been limited to 1/2 hour sessions which stopped at about 9m, so no harmonica required.
I went for a late shower on the last night at DO RAY MI FAR SO LA TI DO or whatever it was called and when I went ...
... orangerie pit -- neither of us avoiding being pricked and stung even through heavy-duty gloves.
Fantasy vs Reality?
The dream of the French idyllic life, munching on croissants and sipping a morning café, the wine, the picturesque houses an boutiques.
Ah yes, but then there's actually trying to FIND a café, particularly on a Sunday or Monday morning; the dearth of interesting shops in places where the new supermarchés have take over; ...
We got through it and actually had a really good time.
FORMIDABLE. True, I had to quickly tell Rick in English what they were saying much of the time, but he grasped a lot of it and thoroughly enjoyed himself.
There was no stopping him now. M Leblanc recommended a non-touristy restaurant in La Rochelle where we went for a break the next day and Rick was in his stride, ordering carafes d'eau, choosing from the menu and wine list, chatting ...
... hand had doors on wardrobe and a safe but we had a view of the street which was cute. That night Paul and Felicity opted to say home as they were both unwell so Tony and I headed out about 8.30pm this is the time that the streets of France come alive. We went for a beautiful walk up the city centre and explored lots of little streets and found a beautiful restaurant at the front of the city centre and had dinner and a glass of wine. We got back to the hotel about ...