La Corderie Royale
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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Wow, it is beautiful down here, quite different to the Loire region, it is quite rural with the rugged Pyrenees in the background and bordering Spain. Diana's forefathers came from the south of France so we drove 6 hrs to Buzy near Pau to stay and get the feel of her great grandfather's place. We had a quick look around the very close knitted communities then checked into our b&b. We stayed in a b&b La Maïnade which had rooms and also provided dinner. Sitting at ...
... owner who was very keen to speak with us and let us taste his wine. The Reds we found to very light and fruity while the whites were mostly Colombard, Sauvignon or C******nay and quite drinkable. The Rose was not popular. So with a few bottles in the boot we set off for another couple of tastings and some more purchases. Jan & Garry have quite a few visitors arriving in the next few weeks so ...
An even later start today and another lovely breakfast courtesy of Jan and Beverly. Then we set off for the local markets to buy supplies for our Mother's Day dinner to be catered for by Garry and Col in the absence of any children. Back home to put the goodies in the fridge before setting off to visit another lovely little French village, Talmont. Situated on a peninsula on ...
... before driving over a very long bridge with views of the remainder of Fort Louvois. Marennes is famous for its oysters and considered to be the 'capital' if the oyster growing area. Then we drove to the NW tip of the island to visit the Chassion lighthouse and surrounding gardens. Beverly ventured up the 224 steps while we waved to her from the gardens below. I'd ...
... call it 'planing de l'eau?' The lady in the Pattiserie I was temporarily heading for seemed a little unnerved.
I didn't bring 2 bikes all this way not to use them, so today I booked a pitch for the night at L'ocean camping. It's their first day open for the season and there's only one other van here. If there's 2 sharing the shower cubicle tonight I'll be asking some questions. Headed off in a monsoon to ...