Manoir Le Roure & Spa
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... 8217; from me and a sigh of relief from Paul but the next set was a bit more tricky. When we arrived another canoe had got themselves wedged between two big boulders and we had nowhere to go except straight into them. We ended up at a 45 degree angle against one of the boulders and the other canoeist who kindly tried to ‘right’ us tipped us straight out. The canoe tipped upside down and my head was wedged between the two canoes as we all headed down ...
... by the river and waited for darkness to fall. The lights were switched on around nine o'clock but it wasn't dark enough to really see them so we waited a bit more. At half nine they switched the lights off and a couple of guys started walking along the very top of the bridge, we soon figured out that they were doing some preparations for the spectacular tomorrow night. Now we didn't know what to do, it looked like the normal lights were a no go but we may see some of the special ...
... better view of the race unwilling and too fatigued to struggle to the fence for a view of the riders. When they came past Froome had just attacked and broken the lead group. Riders came past in ones and twos and Froome had effectively just won the the Tour. Eventually the last rider went by and then the road was opened, now we waited for Geoff and Fiona to meet us. It seemed every one above us wanted to head down the hill, and every one below us wanted to head up the ...
A trip to Chateauneuf-du-pape is a must for wine lovers. Most of the town is given over to caves for the sampling thereof. First we visited the Chateau after which it is named but this is just a remnant of old wall so not much to see. Sometimes they have exhibitions on but not when we visited. There is ample free carparking so it is possible to park there and walk down into town, where it is difficult to park. Having purchased our wine we drove out of town to the Hostellerie ...
... trailers with heaping loads of grapes, to the wineries(caves). Gone are the days of giant presses and collection vats. The grapes are off loaded into bins. Stainless steel augers crush them immediately. The fresh juice gets pumped directly into temperature-controlled fermentation tanks. We enjoyed watching this at Fond Croze, with our friend, Bruno, demonstrating every step for us.
The French farmers we have met are a ...