Hotel Marmotte Challans

Bd Clemenceau, Challans, Pays de la Loire, 85300, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Challans

A touch of drama

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

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... very slowly into the wind and waves while we first dropped the main altogether and then pulled it back up the mast, rethreading it into its track as we went. It was bloody exhausting as well; while Mistery Kitty perched on the coach roof while the boat rolled about beneath us, I winched the sail all the way back up the mast.

We put our mainsail away again and decided we wouldn't risk using it again on ...

The start of the sun

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

... our intended anchorage wouldn't be at all sheltered from the northerly winds overnight, so once again we headed into a marina and grumbled about the cost.

On the bright side, no more were seven layers of clothing required! Jeans and a hoodie were the order of the day, and this was about to improve still ...

Moving on again

A travel blog entry by sophistikitty

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... hit us and Jade took off about 60 degrees in the wrong direction. I got her back under control with some difficulty and we decided very swiftly that the spinnaker was coming straight back down. We didn't need it anyway, our normal sails were giving us a great turn of speed with the wind we were getting.

We settled ourselves down on our pontoon and got down to toasting our success.
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Culture shock, Le Doge, Casablanca

A travel blog entry by galin1961

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I'm in Casablanca now, it's 31°, Nantes was 12 °. It's brown like Australia, France was lush and green,I don't suppose they have great tasting strawberries here. How odd, this morning I was wandering around the market in La Boule, now Casablanca. Two hours flight and the world has completely changed, it's not like this in Australia! Waiting for Dad (Chris), I haven't heard from him. I wrote an email on Friday, no response. Hope all is ...

Cycling east on the Loire!

A travel blog entry by dmheinrich

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... Thank goodness for Werner's backup hotel list unearthed from his pannier!

Highlights of our stay in Pornic were a long walk along the wild Atlantic past "les pecheries", little fishing sheds on stilts over the ocean with a large net to be lowered at high tide and, "mais oui", the FOOD!!! Good old trip advisor directed us to delicious shellfish gallettes at a local creperie!

Our "poster" collection is ...

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