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... latch was open and they had broken the wardrobe lock trying to open it. We didn’t have much time the next day to assess if anything else had gone, as we had someone wanting to look at the boat. We just about had time for a massive clean up inside of all the spiders and webs and a quick hose down outside and move the boat to the outside of the other two before the Swiss couple turned up for a drive. They have others to look at, but seemed quite ...
... Mas- d'Agenais around 19h.
I was dreaming of a supper out of the boat but because it was Monday, everything was closed apart from a grocery, so we could buy some green vegetables to cook a salad.
Trying to find a place to eat, we had the opportunity to visit thea ancient village, market and fountain.
Today, Tuesday 22th, we will ...
... Agen just as the heavens opened. What a torrential downpour! But it only lasted 10 minutes. Bags restowed in the motorhomes, it was time to hit the road again. We found a France Passion stop at Frespech that has a Foie Gras museum, as well as a shop selling all sorts of amazing produce. They farm the most enormous ducks (as big as geese) and the museum explains the history, as well as the rearing / feeding / harvesting / cooking processes, and there is a ...
... of staying on in Condom for an extra night or two, we have decided to head back to Agen (by taxi) a day early. This will give us an extra day in France in the motorhomes before we have to be back in Calais next weekend.
Being Saturday night, we decided to get some takeaway pizzas for dinner, so Charlie, Lidka and I went into town to get them, only narrowly beating anther burst of heavy rain just as we got back.
... France). Here they farm, slaughter and process ducks into foie gras (duck liver), different types of pate, salami type sausage, duck meat, duck casseroles, and dozens of different variances of the above. The museum was interactive and interesting with a video and beautiful static displays. We have been invited to watch the ducks being dispatched tomorrow morning as Monday Is D day for Ducks apparently but I'm not sure that that is on our 'to do' ...
Other places to stay in Barbotan-les-Thermes
13 Rue Des Thermes, Barbotan-les-Thermes | Hotelfrom $81
Le Beroy, Barbotan-les-Thermes | Hotelfrom $81
6 Rue Des Thermes, Barbotan-les-Thermes | Hotelfrom $95
2 rue Abbe Escarnot, Barbotan-les-Thermes | 2 star hotelfrom $88
24 avenue des Thermes, Barbotan-les-Thermes | Hotelfrom $81
24, avenue Henri IV, Barbotan-les-Thermes | Hotelfrom $122
avenue des Thermes, Barbotan-les-Thermes | Hotelfrom $230