Hotel Restaurant Les 3 Iles
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- Oh well -we aimed at la rochelle but sudenly realised we were a day early so have made a stop at ile de re. Very pretty town and harbour area , well worth the visit and deserves a picture. If you ever make this port stay a couple of days and watch the boats when they arrive and leave -harbour has locked entry and ...
... picturesque. We did the obligatory tasting and ended up sharing a case between us. The campsite was free but the wine cost about $6 a bottle each couple! Not bad especially with the view, the quiet, the friendly hosts and in this case toilets which get a 5 out of 5 as they have a toilet seat, toilet paper, water to wash your hands, soap and paper towels.....luxury!!! It has been a learning experience here in France - mostly no paper, frequently no seat and almost always no soap and ...
An earlier start this morning - we were on the road by 8.20 so we could hit the autoroute. We got as far as La Rochelle, well to be exact, just off the coast: the Ile de Re. What a beautiful spot. An island jutting out into the Atlantic ocean, connected to the mainland by an impressive bridge, it looks like the French Riviera. We had a walk along the beach and a paddle, then decided that the beach ...
France may be well set up for Motorhomes but as far as Internet is concerned they are not, and when you can get it it costs an arm and a leg unless you want a contract. I was only able to upload a couple of photos to the last blog but as the signal is stronger here I will go back and add more. Anyway, back to our meal in the restaurant a couple of nights ago. Everyone was very surprised when Geoff decided to order snails as an entre and even ...
... set off to the unknown. We parked our car in the public car park two kilometres from the old harbour and started walking in. It turns out that La Rochelle has a proud history with it being founded in the eleventh century and electing a mayor in 1199. It had no feudal lords and grew into a trade centre with close links to England, Flanders and the Baltic States. It was a centre of Protestant belief and alighted itself with Henry IV in the religious wars. ...
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