Domaine du Breuil
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today we visited an abbey, and a very interesting Cathedral. There was another building or maybe an enclosed area (it was hard to tell) that was attached to the back of the Cathedral that we could see from the outside, but unfortunately we could only visit the sanctuary. I’m always curious what the rest of these churches and buildings look like, but of course we have to stick to the sanctuary. In this Cathedral ...
... and in one town the musty smell of wine was overpowering. Interestingly too, the shops in this area -supermarkets etc, still shut at lunchtime. David had a wander around the town to size up the boulangeries in the town. Only three camping cars ...
... drying sunflowers. Arrived at Angouleme, small town but excellent new campsite. Camped next to some more Aussies, Matt and Jane from Perth, who had been travelling Europe on and off for several years, initially in a Motorhome, now in a caravan. Much chatting over few red ...
... create the cognac.
Basically, cognac is a twice-distilled white wine, which, prior to distillation and barrel-aging, is quite acidic and not very palatable. The eau-de-vie is distilled in very specialized small, copper kettles, then aged in several different types of French oak barrels, depending on the characteristics the cellar master wishes to impart to the cognac. Cognac must ...
Another long drive, 406 miles! Roads are excellent, straight, smooth, easy driving. 2:1 to Adrian playing Trivial Pursuit on the ipad! Only just tho by a centre question! Found a lovely campsite in St Jean-De-Luz, very clean, access to the beach, good bar & great Mojito! Saw a Nuthatch pecking for bugs just above us, never seen one so close. Adrian used his personal shower at the back of the van, he's well chuffed with ...