La Corderie Royale
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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... to 1784. The exterior is very plain by French standards but most attractive inside. This area used to be a very strong Protestant one until it returned to Catholicism in the late 1600's. It is interesting to note that some buildings have been used by both Catholics and Protestants over the years.
We did not become lost, but we were not quite sure where we were, but we made our way through some back streets and found a major walkway to make our way back ...
... La Rochelle was English until 1372 when the French took it over. Building of the Saint Nicolas tower began in the early 1300s and finished after the French took over and built two other towers as defence. It was used only a fortnight ago as the diving platform for the red bull diving event. Truly a multi purpose building! After the walk, we check out of the hotel, walk to the train station with our luggage where Rob's suitcase, bought hurriedly ...
It's a bright and shiny Saturday in La Rochelle, yet another beautiful part of France. We have a great room overlooking the harbour which also overlooks one of the restaurant and bar streets. Which means that on a Friday evening, it's very busy and noisy, which is fun. We decided to leave the windows open when we went to bed last night as it was a bit warm and there was a lovely breeze coming off the harbour. And the sound of people having fun ...
... doesn't work very well on the island - keeps cutting in and out").
Cotiniere was seething with tourists - it's small, so not a lot of room for them. Our place was right on the beach - we tried walking on the sand, but it wasn't at all firm. We did walk around the 'town' a couple of times. Had take away fish and chips, with take away beer and wine, and ate on a bench overlooking the harbour. Fantastic.
... any photos. We have done quite a bit of riding as when we arrived we rode from 6pm till 8pm as its so light and then again today. We met some retired gents from Northern England who are biking 1000 miles together. Amazing stuff. We are thinking of heading to Limoges tomorrow to see a little village with a lot of history, called Oradour sur Glane. You will find out more soon. On the way is the town of Cognac so we could be way ...