Le Relais de Saint Preuil
Travel Blogs from Saint-Preuil
What can I say about the last week..... Aaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh.... Rest, wine, amazing food, sun, rest, wine, amazing food, sun :) We arrived on Friday, but our house was only free from Saturday so we we stayed the night with friends of the Lewis's, Liz and Mike. The became our Bezzies for the next week. What was supposed to be an early night after a long ...
Temperatures in the thirties today. En route to the town of Cognac, we stopped off at another beautiful village (are there any ugly ones over here?) called Saintes, which sits on the Charente River. It was the former Gallo-Roman capital of Aquitaine and dates from the 1st century AD. We found the ancient double-arched town gates, and a small archaeology museum housing unearthed statues, columns and associated ...
... ended up absolutely covered in sand. We left the beach to have our picnic lunch, not wanting sand in our filled baguette sandwiches and found an overhead adventure playground with tables beneath to eat at. It was one of those action playgrounds up in the trees with flying foxes and balancing lines. Unfortunately, or maybe fortunately, it had not yet opened for the summer season. We think the official opening date for everything is 15 June, so we are a week early. Back onto ...
Dimanche nous sommes allés près de Jonzac voir mes grands parents paternels. Ils habitent à cet endroit depuis très longtemps et les hangars regorgent de vieux tracteurs et de vieilles voitures qui datent de nombreuses années. J'ai revu mon petit frère que je n'avais pas vu depuis presque deux ans c'était super. Les filles ...
... and got through customs before bag arrived on turnstile. I needed €1 for cart which I didn't have and there was no way I could heave that 50 lbs pack on my back without help. I dragged it a few meters then asked a buff young man to lift on my back.
This ends our French Housesit blog. We will segue and add onto our travel musings in Turkey Stuffin', our blog we began last fall about traveling in ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet