La Perle de Marennes
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... crevettes (shrimps to us plebs). Then round the harbour at La Rochelle before arriving at Marsilly overlooking the sea for our first camping overlooking the sunset across the sea; and our first oysters. All in all a very good day. Bon soir. Ps we passed the 1000 mile mark 2 miles before our campsite this ...
... at Fouras. Again it's slightly different to last time as we arrived at 8pm in the dark and pouring rain. The good news is we have all used our overshoes now, so they were worth bringing them. It would have been somewhat later but we caught the last river crossing on the Transbordeur, a magnificent hanging platform which is pulled across on cables between1 two enormous Towers. Anyway we did catch it and are safely camped up at Fouras. Have a look at our dining room! More news to ...
... up and get a bite to eat together, we travel together
when we have to attend meetings for all of the assistants in our
region, we share each other’s spaces and play board games or have a
little party and meet some new French people. One evening, Meredith
invited everyone over to her place, (she’s the one that lives with
the French family) and we got to meet some new people from the area.
We met her host brothers, ...
... called Shell Beach and when I got to that side of the island, I
quickly found out why. There was a mound at least about a foot and
half to 2 feet high of washed up shells all along the length of the
beach, it was incredible.
So a little more about the island,
there are only about 400 inhabitants year round, once the kids get to
a certain age, they have to go ...
... way of live, maybe sipping a bottle of wine and watching the world go by, but alas we were taking cover wherever possible to escape the rain. Fortunately the city planners have built lots of arcaded streets to shelter from the sun (and the rain I am sure) but with it being a Monday, which to the French is a bit like a half hearted Sunday with most shops remaining closed, the streets were not full of expectant shoppers either. It was ...