La Maison du Vert
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Day 3 - VILLERS SUR MER
Today is our 35th wedding anniversary and we've now been together for 39 years.
This is our worst planned trip as far as food and wine supplies are concerned. We've no bread, butter, milk or wine and we're not near any shops. Didn't even think to buy anything at the market!
For our celebratory breakfast Mike cooked poached eggs and baked beans.
After a leisurely breakfast and ...
... up in parking spaces on both sides of the road as far as the eye could see were camping cars. It's obviously a very popular fête.
We tagged on behind the last van on the offside of the road. It's okay but we do have to be careful when we poke our heads out of the door!
We are opposite the Normandy Dinosaur Centre, might visit there tomorrow.
We walked a couple of kilometres first to the Casino where the first of the stalls were. Stalls ...
... had reserved an Airbnb for 1 night in the middle of the city. Bordeaux is known as the world's major wine industry capital. As we rode down the narrow street, our host, Vanessa and her two children were waiting to greet us. They had heard the Harley coming and were waiting outside to flag us down. What a warm welcome! They helped carry our bags and then invited us for tea in their garden. Bob and I changed out of our riding gear and walked a ...
... dessert. Luckily Jen was happy to help with the dessert, as a supportive wife.
We then rolled out of dinner (after 2.5 hours!), and the restaurant was still packed. We walked home on the much quieter streets and enjoyed them even more without the rest of the tourists. It was then off to bed, in preparation for Tuesday, a very busy day of visiting the D-Day beaches in Normandy. More on that soon...bye for now!
Eric and Jen
... on her side, but as time has gone on they have all been converted to shops and sometimes the upper stories used as apartments or storage. Mimi's is the only one left as only a house. Also the house is an odd mixtures of era's. We think it's over a 100 yrs old. The Salon has been updated probably 20 yrs ago or so. The dining room has the original tile and the kitchen has been smooshed into an area that was just a hallway to the backdoor. The toilet used to be an out house off ...