Travel Blogs from Nogaro
... Agen just as the heavens opened. What a torrential downpour! But it only lasted 10 minutes. Bags restowed in the motorhomes, it was time to hit the road again. We found a France Passion stop at Frespech that has a Foie Gras museum, as well as a shop selling all sorts of amazing produce. They farm the most enormous ducks (as big as geese) and the museum explains the history, as well as the rearing / feeding / harvesting / cooking processes, and there is a ...
... of staying on in Condom for an extra night or two, we have decided to head back to Agen (by taxi) a day early. This will give us an extra day in France in the motorhomes before we have to be back in Calais next weekend.
Being Saturday night, we decided to get some takeaway pizzas for dinner, so Charlie, Lidka and I went into town to get them, only narrowly beating anther burst of heavy rain just as we got back.
... France). Here they farm, slaughter and process ducks into foie gras (duck liver), different types of pate, salami type sausage, duck meat, duck casseroles, and dozens of different variances of the above. The museum was interactive and interesting with a video and beautiful static displays. We have been invited to watch the ducks being dispatched tomorrow morning as Monday Is D day for Ducks apparently but I'm not sure that that is on our 'to do' ...
... a bit of a shower of rain earlier so we sheltered under our Motorhome supplied umbrellas on the fly bridge while having happy hour. When there was a break in the drops Mandy shook hers out and lent it against the railing but didn't realise there was a gap there and it plunged into the decidedly yellow tinged murky waters. Sir Galahad Leicester raced to the rescue throwing out one of the ropes to lasoo the umbrella before it sank as it was out ...
... have to obtain some samples - purely in the name of research, for Sarah - and they are divine.
Dinner was enjoyed at another riverside restaurant, once the heat of the day had subsided, then we spent several hours on the top deck of the boat gazing at the old buildings which were all lit up for the night. None of us wanted to go to bed - it was ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center