Travel Blogs from Fleurance
... explains it all as well. They also have a restaurant here; as it is Sunday it was closed unfortunately, however the shop has an array of pre-cooked tinned or bottled fare. We bought a delicious cassoulet of duck for dinner (we had purposely run down our supplies on the boat so that we didn't have to transport a lot of food) as well as some other delicacies.
A wee bit of planning for the next couple of days over happy hour, then an early night all round.
Dropped the boat back to base by 7.30am so that Yvonne could catch the train. All finished with the cleaning by 10am. Left the bags and walked around town. Decided to stay for a couple of nights to sort out our next stage of travel. Sale season in the ...
... We moored for a quick lunch at Moncrabeau, then carried on to our port for the night: Condom (no s******ing at the back of the class, please). It was the birthplace of D'Artagnan, a captain in Louis XIV's guard, who was the inspiration for Alexandre Dumas's 3 Musketeers stories. There's a large statue of them in the town centre.
The local tipple is Armagnac - another type of brandy, and there is a museum ...
Happy Birthday Lisa!
We had the whole day in Nerac today, and Charlie and I spent the morning walking the town and admiring the quaint old buildings, a lovely park beside the river, and a few historic monuments. Oh yes - and stopping for coffees, lunch in a little roadside cafe under the plane trees, and a cold drink in the afternoon.
I also ...
... well. They were from Lativia. One guy spoke very good English and gave me a block of chocolate for helping them. Very nice chocolate it was too! We explored the other side of the canal from Agen for another couple of kilometres before heading back and tying up just before the base. Had to be reasonably close so that Yvonne could get her train in the morning. Cooked for ourselves ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking