Le Logis du Paradis
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... English and a smattering of Germans.
Gill and Tony retired here from careers and business ownership in England about ten years ago and have become very active in the community. Their lovely quirky, eclectic old villa is several hundred years old, two storeys, with two staircases, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, an enormous living/dining room, a nice big farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room, a patio and walled ...
Today we spent the day hanging out with other Melbournites in Angouleme. We had a relaxed morning where Mae and Maggie enjoyed a swim in the chilly swimming pool with the frogs (nice picture of them both with their googles on looking at the frogs). Boys played lego and picked blackberries. After a nice lunch of French salami and French cheese we headed down to a local swimming spot in a nearby river. There was a 'sand' beach complete with lifeguard, a playground, ...
... character of Saintes also on the same river but further inland.
I have included photos of the harbour, and the huge shipbuilding dry docks. The massive rope making factory, the Corderie Royale was once reputed to be the longest building in the world.
A famous replica of the warship Hermione was built here from 1997 and recently sailed to America. The original was the frigate which took ...
... Caprais de Blaye.
The Aire in St. Paul is being re-surfaced but note that apart from shop which closes at 19:30 there is nothing else in the village by way of facilities.
We must have passed signs for 100 Chateau or Caves in our evening journey through the heart of the wine region. The neat rows of the vines are such a beautiful sight.
We crossed over the Gironde and the Dordogne en-route the waters that are so essential to the Bordeaux heartbeat.
... little town with a sandy beach. Due to the full moon we arrived at the lowest of all tides, the water was miles out, and had exposed the silty bottom of the estuary, but we found a shady spot under some trees, bought out the bucket & spades (& kite) & settled in for the day. Ray attempted flying his kite again, but due to the lack of wind didn't manage to fly it, but did manage to tangle the lines, so time was spent laying in the sun untangling the knots. ...