Travel Blogs from La Roche-sur-Yon
... and I tried 'black pudding' (fried pigs blood) for the first time which is know has "boudin". I really liked it, but think its preferable has a small part of a fry up.
We went mushroom picking in the woods, which was interesting, having a brief understanding of what mushrooms were edible, inedible and worth collecting left us a little confused with some choices, but I found a clump of black floral type fungus (known as something ...
... back to their house and it's too dark to really see anything but we get shown around the inside and too our room which is nice and big. There is a really nice bathroom opposite our bedroom which is just ours as well. We sit down for dinner and have some wine and a bit of a chat. Both Steve and Jane are really nice and I find I have a lot in common with them. They have great music taste! The most amazing thing about being here, and what we were most looking forward to when we ...
... we got there (again my book tells me it is open until mid November). So we drove around the area a bit and found a small site still open. The Vendée region is where Southern France meets Northern France. The coast line goes from wide sandy beaches to rocky beaches with high cliffs. On Thursday night we just relaxed after our long drive ...
... fruit, but I ended up stumbling upon a beautiful outdoor market with cheap, high quality veggies, top quality cheeses, and fresh-caught seafood. I bought some excellent tomatoes along with some other fruits and veggies, and was about to leave. Then I decided that I should try some seafood and started talking to a fishmonger ( I just wanted to use that word; he was the guy selling clams and oysters). I had never had an oyster so he showed me how to open ...
... with hook up. The camp site was very French, the men even washed their muscles in the laundry, the shelled type - much to Hayley's disgust!! We looked around La Flotte in the afternoon and had a beer on the harbour then walked around the shops and along the sea front - very cosmopolitan!! Dinner at the van and a few glasses of wine (French of course). Just booked another night at the camp site so more tomorrow. Night night hope the mosis don't bite..... Kilometres covered ...
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