Travel Blogs from La Roche-sur-Yon
- 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 ...
... not last long. We didn't even need to turn the wipers on, as they came on automatically. Many people overtook us but Brad was going about 110kph on the tollway. The speed limit here is 130kph.
We arrived at Sal and David's home just before 2pm. They live in a very small village, or cluster of houses really. In fact there are 9 houses sort of clustered together. Their home is delightful, filled with character and parts of it date from the 1400's. ...
... very slowly into the wind and waves while we first dropped the main altogether and then pulled it back up the mast, rethreading it into its track as we went. It was bloody exhausting as well; while Mistery Kitty perched on the coach roof while the boat rolled about beneath us, I winched the sail all the way back up the mast.
We put our mainsail away again and decided we wouldn't risk using it again on ...
... was a fun experience and quite frankly, an easy process. We then prepared various flavours of herbs, chillies, garlic and pepper and each made a small pot of preferred flavour to eat with bagels within the week.
Before dinner I would often try out Janes home made aperitifs, made with wine and odivy and flavoured with fruit and walnuts. Matt and I would play cards; some new games Steve and Jane had taught us and ofcourse, "********". ...
So my first experience of using blablacar was pretty good. The girl picked us up on time, she was with a guy who I'm guessing they knew each other and he helped us squeeze our bags in and we laid my guitar across us. The language barrier was quite apparent again but it didn't really matter. We sat in the back quietly, trying not to drift off. We were dropped off at the station, perfect timing for Steve, our next host, to pick us up. He was there when we arrived so no waiting around. ...
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