Le Relais de la Foret
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Weather mild, sprinkle of rain, sunny arvo. Travellers driving like native Europeans. Once again, the GPS was both friend and foe, taking us in the general direction we needed, but insisting on leading us down tiny narrow laneways for long distances. This meant that we enjoyed lots of agricultural scenery, with tractors harvesting grapes into enormous trucks, cutting sunflowers to the ground and ploughing up the ...
A useful tip: Don't ever try cycling after a meal of wild boar and beans. Being bloated whilst hunched over the handlebars is no fun. I leave you to imagine the jokes (and noises) in the peloton this morning.
Simone looks like a cartoon bumble bee on a bike. He is short, stubby with a big round tummy and he's wearing black and orange. He does, however, prepare the best picnic lunches. The way to wind him ...
Because I am behind with this blog already the past few days are a big blur of pedalling, wind burn, sun burn, much laughter and one accident, fortunately not too bad.
Last night at dinner Jonathan from Essex was teasing Aussie Richie that he had mistakenly booked his first trip to the UK to Stratford, East End rather than Stratford-upon-Avon. Instead of tea and scones in a dainty cafe, Richie would need ...
We decided to walk to the castle this morning but it was pouring with rain, so we hung around the house, not leaving until 12. The castle is very close! It reminds me a little of Mont Dan Michel, with tiny streets full of shops then ramparts and a chateau. It is truly lovely but was oh so crowded. Dinner was a selection of cheese and meats in the garden, washed down by rose and red wine, ...
... And these are not rock and rubble remains; these are all in near pristine condition. If you are interested in ancient military fortifications, this is the area for you.
To give a sense of its size, your run-of-the-mile European fort from Roman and Medieval times has a half-dozen offensive and defensive towers interconnected with inner and outer walls, many have fewer than that; among the biggest, the number of lookout and offensive fighting towers will number around ...