Mercure Niort Marais Poitevin
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... chips. I had chocolate ice cream for afters, Lily had caramel, Allegra had fraise which is strawberry and Olivia had smarties ice cream. The lady gave us sweeties but we couldn't have them because daddy said so.
(Lily) We went to an island called Ile-de-Re and we got there in our campervan over a big bridge. We went to two beaches and we went on a 17 mile bike ride. On a bike ride we went to a village called Ars-en-Re and we saw a ...
... leasing a car through Renault Eurodrive which is a very economical way of doing a long term rental. The car we have is a Renault Kangoo - not the most stylish looking wagon, but very practical and has plenty of room for a family of 5. It has loads of little storage compartments and lots of leg room. We have named it "Zippy" and we have a additional member on the trip - Lisa, our SatNav guide! Named by Annabel - ...
... We started with the pâté, the foie gras and these little appetizer cups. After that came the meat (we had a lot of meat for Christmas), we had a castrated rooster, which basically tastes like chicken. We skipped the cheese and then had dessert. Dessert was a buche de noël! It had tons of different layers and was super yummy, actually everything was.
After lunch we had ...
... the veggie patch which was horrible as there was just so many and wasn't very easy to get them out but we got it done, mostly. I have been drinking so much wine every night I think I have become immune! Playing cards and drinking bottles of wine but I don't feel as dunk any more. Looking forward to couchsurfing before home as it's been a while since I hung out with people nearer my age. It'll be good to go out for a drink. Tonight we are ...
... spice mix's for the different sausages we would make. Then we put some of the meet through a mincer, separating into 2kg piles then re-minced them again with a smaller cap. Then we mixed in the different types of spices, we did a herb one, a leek one, a normal mix and a chorizo. Then we used a machine to push the sausage meet into these skins which are not easy to get on the machine ...
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