Hotel de l'Ecu
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... to sail from here to America to show France's support in fight for independence from the British.
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The next three photos are from Ile d'Oleron, the third island we visited in these two weeks.
It's all about oysters here, and we didn't find a lot of interest on this flat island with ...
We had leftover pizza for breakfast to start our day. Then we back to Citadel for some more play. Ben did a picture of it and a cannon. We saw some horses getting ready for a jumping competition. Then we sat down in the shade (under an umbrella) and Had some lunch. Ben had a donut with Nutella which was great and Jonny had a waffle with melted chocolate that was delicious. Daddy had moules frites (mussels ...
... and Daddy loved all the special gardens that had to be seen from high up which had love hearts, daggers and wings! Ben and Jon also loved the catfish in the most and the woods. Ben drew a picture of the maze. After a great visit, we then headed off to Blaye. We went to the Citadel of Blaye. It was constructed to protect the French ...
... extends right across the road and below the huge statue of the Saint which sits supreme on a rocky hill overlooking the harbour.
There is a fine cathedral in this part of town and the river that runs from the mountains to the sea cuts through it.
A wedding party was assembling at the church in glorious sunshine.
As I made my way back to the promenade for the walk back I happened upon the musical find of my entire journey a 5 piece band busking on the street ...
... was not quite lunch time. We had the 2008 vintage of both Pavillion Rouge (Chateau Margaux’s second tier label) as well as the 2008 vintage of Chateau Margaux. The only problem with starting our day this way is that any other wine we taste won’t quite measure up — but, of course, that is perfectly fine with us.
After a very nice, relaxed tasting session, we walked back to our hotel to get the kids and head out for lunch. We enjoyed a great lunch ...