Travel Blogs from Saint-Jean-de-la-Blaquiere
... Worn out by the walking and the heat ,27 degrees today we head for the cloisters of and old abbey to enjoy some shade and a glass of ice cold Perrier.
We wend our way back to the B&B through the vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and prepare for tomorrows journey.
We are able to enjoy a meal in a restaurant within easy walking distance tonight and whilst not as individualistic as yesterdays we had an excellent ...
... which foods they refrigerate. Milk, cheese, eggs, basically all dairy products that are thought of in the US as must-refrigerate items aren't refrigerated here. So it all just sits on shelves (which freaks me out a little). So what do they refrigerate?? Jello. The amount of Jello that I see in the cold section of the super markets is just obscene. Like I said, no rhyme or reason.
Much love from my dark, dungeon-like room in SanSe,
... br> Motoring along the canal with the bikeway running beside the canal made it great fun as we waved to the many people who either walked or cycled from town to town.
We actually came to the rescue of an English women, Penny, who had been cycling with her husband and a friend when she fell off her bike and was pretty shaken and grazed. As we were just pulling up ...
... many of their vats to large SS ones. Each vat holding 18,000L. In order to put these in, they had to lift the roof off and replace again. In 2010 they replaced their large oak vats with new ones, however four of these were of very porous oak and they leaked continually. They have had to take the manufacturer to court, and won, so they await their replacements.
... and I got the end of one bottle, full of sediment, and we were not allowed new glasses, it adds to the flavour. Mmmm - I knew which was my glass anyway.