Hotel le Clos St Martin
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- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
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Last week, as it was my last week in Rochefort working at Pierre Loti Collège, some kids, mostly the younger ones showed that they were sad to see me go. I could tell that they really have enjoyed my weekly visits in their class. There were two classes specifically that did something nice for me. They were both the sixièmes, so they are 11&12 years old. In one class, some students gave me candy and somebody started a little going away card that all the ...
This building, called la Corderie Royale, is where all of the ropes were made for different boats and ships, like Hermione. It is 374 meters long and the longest building in Europe. They had to make ropes close to 200 meters long and this explains the length of the Corderie Royale, because of the way the ropes were traditionally made in the past. The building was partially destroyed in a fire in 1944 during a bombing raid by the Germans. Later in ...
... 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. ...
... as a Catholic bastion in order to fight against the neighbouring Protestant town of La Rochelle. Gradually the harbour silted up in the last part of the 17th century, leaving the town stranded and useless as a port. It fell into ruin.
Amazing sight from the walls watching a storm coming in off the Atlantic Ocean very fast so we scamper back to the car and ...
left La Rochelle and made my way south, stopping at an Aire in Soubise which is a lovely Aire at the yacht port, next to a river side restaurant. At the Capitainerie I availed myself of the heated showers, had a good soaking and washed my hair. Then I got the chair out made some lunch and sat in the sun reading the MMM magazine that I had brought with me. What a glorious afternoon in the sun. A little later the village boules team ...