Travel Blogs from Gensac
We left about 11.15 am today and it was 6 degrees! As we went the sun came out but it was still cold. However at about 6.00 pm it was 9 degrees. It was sun from time to time. On our way we stopped at a wine/cognac shop which was interesting but without knowledge of wine, we did not know what to buy! We bought a cake. We arrived at our BB Hotel and checked in about 4.00 pm and had a late lunch/early dinner in a steak place. Corry had sirloin and I had roast chicken. Before that ...
We spent 2 weeks with wonderful family friends Jacqui and Jean-Michel. Thank you so much for your hospitality, we really enjoyed seeing you both again. Until Australia!
We did many day trips exploring the region. It's the heart of prehistoric man and wine and food!
Hope you enjoy the pics!
The plan for today was to cross from Spain into France, and get as far north in France as feasible, without another late night. We booked some accommodation that looked like it was past Bourdeaux in a place called Saint Severen. It turned out that it was quite ‘cross country’, about 50km off the beaten track. By the time we arrived, we were wishing we had stayed in a motorway Ibis!! ...
... 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 ...
... of town. The lovely lady advised them that Chateau Thuilliere was less than 2 kms along the road we were traveling on. After much discussion and consideration La Video Fille and Batterie Garçon agreed that although it was only 2 kilometres that it was really only a one cake trip so a chocolate eclair was purchased and true to form, from the time they started the engine and prior to turning into the driveway of the chateau, the eclair was gone. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed