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Travel Blogs from La Rochelle
Crossed into France early in the morning and continued up the coast checking out the little towns along the way, the landscape really changed as we entered France, lush and green with attractive stands of spruce trees, vineyards and farming country.
We travelled through a series of quaint French villages with quite a few of the houses ...
... down as a place to revisit and came back via the shop to get some supplies to keep us going on tomorrow's journey. We have had a glorious 4 days of unbroken sunshine and made the most of the relaxed atmosphere of our surroundings, we have met some nice people to chat to which is always good sharing stories and places to go. We move on tomorrow making our way northeast up the Loire valley, and the next leg of this ...
... chateau is familiar in these modern times, the family who had it built and lived in it lost everything at the court of King Louis the 14th. Fortunately after this the world went by and forgot about it, preserving its authenticity. Then in 1992 a family of enthusiasts took it on and brought it back to life, it took them 20yrs but it is now back to its original splendour. The grounds are made up from 14 individual "fairy gardens" each one different with a ...
... tourist were still out on their motor boats, we managed to sneak in a local ice cream for good measure.
The next day, we were heading to Bordeaux and decided to stop in Rochefort to check it out. We timed our visit with another farmers' market which meant we were able to admire lots of fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese and bread. There is also an inside market so we bought some goats' cheese and ham to have for our ...
We spent today at the fantastic Aquarium in the beautiful coastal town of La Rochelle. The drive from the Yoga Retreat in Angoleme took us about two hours each way and we were surprised to find how easy it was to travel on the roads (the GPS helped). The Aquarium itself ...
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