TripAdvisor Reviews La Boisseliere La Roche-sur-Yon
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... the property during chestnut and mushroom season who feel that it is their right to pick and harvest even though it is private property.
Paul our 85 year old caretaker has been very busy in the garden, picking pears, digging shallots and potatoes, harvesting the white beans called Demi sec, that have to be picked and left in the sun to dry.. Not only has he been hard at work but we have been picking more tomatoes, to turn into soup and ...
... warned it is very dangerous and there have been reports of hunters being killed by a stray bullet. My husband is going to take part on Friday but he must remain with a hunter at all times and not speak during the pursuit of the boars. They are not allowed to kill a boar mother but everything else is fair game. Will report on Friday whether or not there will be a boar on the menu this ...
... garden fresh salad and a platter of chèvre.
The following morning we piled in the car to go to Tallensac the large covered market in Nantes. We were lucky to go early enough to avoid the weekend traffic, vacationers returning for La Rentree or the start of the school year. The traffic conditions were noted orange for heavy traffic and we saw them all waiting bumper to bumper on our way back.
Tallensac is ...
Not a very early start. Croissant from camp shop outside in the sun. Perfect. Plus some peaches from yesterday's supermarket. Quite healthy really. People chat as they pass. Avril and husband come here for 6 weeks spring and end of August! hmm. Says they don't like towing their caravan from Cumbria each time so leave it here. Suppose that makes sense. If you like caravans! Next activity must be to explore the forest trail. Well, ...
Ok so missed yesterday. Driving so no internet. Lovely drive south. Told sat nav to avoid toll roads so had great route using main and not so main roads into an area south of the Loire en route to Royan. Very friendly site in the countryside with mixture of nationalities. Quite tired so cooked a meal and had an early night. Weather quite warm but not very sunny with the clear blue skies I had sort of expected. It's great to have daylight so late even end of ...
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