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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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On a quest to find the fabled Arcachon oyster...a long drive from the Haute Medoc wine country through pine forests and farmland out to the Atlantic Ocean and lo! there they were! Arcachon was a beautiful town, easy access, with lovely promenades and walkways along the sandy beaches. Sunshine and warm weather certainly added to our ...
... service station. With the instruction go straight for 246 km I felt reassured, lulled by the monotony of the motorway. I'd driven through France many times and could start the living in the moment/ appreciate the journey philosophy later! Throughout the drive my mood was largely determined by which song was playing, and I found it slightly difficult to relax, desiring more and more to be in Javea, close to the airport, so I could settle and find my bearings in the van ...
We are now 2/3 of the way down the French west coast and things are changing. Up north, thatched roofs, slate and clay tile roofs, no verandahs, traditional European housing, soft French accents. Down here, the Spanish influence. White walls, terracotta tile roofs, verandahs, and a harsher accent.
We are staying in an apartment built by a young couple to earn a buck ...
... 60 million cubic metres of sand deposited by the wind; its altitude varies from 100 to 150 metres above sea level; and its slope is steeper on the inland side than on the coastal side (the Atlantic Ocean). Every year, it advances one to five metres inland, invading constructions (houses, roads), devouring several cement fortifications built during the the Second World War, and is progressively burying the pine forest.
After all ...
... suncream and hiking boots, items I would highly recommend (oh and I must mention for future reference a sleeping bag is also necessary, something I ended up forgetting and I am not sure Shona loved having to share her sleeping bag with me as much as she claimed.)
La Caravane lifestyle awaited us. We made it to the farm, albeit a day late due to the farm owners having written down our date of arrival wrong meaning we had to hitchhike there. Being adaptable ...