Travel Blogs from La Roche-sur-Yon
Start mileage 66533 We woke to find that we were in a really quiet village next to a duck pond, we seemed to be the talk of the town (big orange van arrives at duck pond over night). We moved the van into the car park and put the kettle on for a welcome cup of tea. We then experienced the most amazing thunder storm with sheet and fork lightening then heavy rain. An old lady who lived on the other side of the road to the duck pond was feeding the two gangs of ducks. Time to ...
... towards Les Sables-d'Olonne looking for a camp site or Aire to stop for the night, we found some Aires but they were locked and no entry unless you had a card to get in (a bit of an exclusive club like camping and caravan maybe). It was now dark and getting very late (around mid night) so we had no choice but to wild camp. We headed inland towards Traize looking for somewhere to stop, we looked down lanes ...
... a lightweight red mariner rain jacket for €51 made en France. After lunch at home I chickened out, (my knee was sore from all that riding), and drove one kilometre to visit Luçon's lovely "Jardin Dumaine." Despite the drizzle it was a truly lovely walk under my umbrella amid the intricate garden designs and awesome animal sculptures. Afterwards I discovered a little arcade of shops and bought myself some lovely merchandise displaying french words for chez moi and sampled ...
... than us campsites with basic but good facilities on the whole, one moan from Ben at a cold shower but otherwise good!
We have learnt the lesson of the toll roads with a 26euro stint not to be repeated and to stick to the smaller routes. we have also given up from day 2 map reading our way and gone for the more modern sat nav, which we had all along but for reasons un-determined by both ...
We were all a little nervous about getting accommodation tonight as we just found out it was a holiday week for France and everyone was on holidays. We tried a few different places with no luck. By this stage the tents were looking pretty good! Out last try came through with the goods and we stayed in our first 'mobile home'. Bec and Buff joined us on the Friday and we had an awesome night out at a ...
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