Travel Blogs from Les Sables-d'Olonne
... watching people scramble for the available spaces wben the gate opens. Joke of the day from here -what's the difference between England and a teabag - the tea bag stays in the cup longer. Having a great time - ian's navigating saves the day - more on the blog tomorrow -signing off-ian or have you guessed already ...
- Off to La Rochelle ready for Bastille day, started with big spinnaker aand full main, there is little wind so dropped the spinnaker and motoring, but still quite bumpy hence going to ostop typing expecting to be parked up in La Rochelle by 6 ...
We women have also developed a rating system for the French public toilets, many of which have some of the necessities, but not many of which have them all. A toilet is rated 5 out of 5 if it has: a toilet seat (you would be surprised how many of them don't come with one as standard), toilet paper, soap, water and hand drying facilities. So far we have not found many that tick all the boxes! ...
... No one knows who put them there, why and how as some in particular are huge. Many suggestions of the origins were debated as we moved around them but most of them rather ridiculous. We decided to stay at a France Passion stop for the night. This runs in the same way as the Brit Stops in that these are businesses which offer free accommodation in the hope that you will buy from them. The stop we chose for the night was called Au Rythme ...
... that Lily had left behind. We then went to play down at the water which was a long way as the tide was out. We saw loads of little hermit crabs which kept the twins very interested for a while. The others made it to the beach but had had no luck with the body board. The tide was slowly coming in so we started making piles of sand to stand on like an island as the sea surrounded them. We made about 4 of these as each ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed