Residence les Sables d'or Lagrange Classic
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The day started well. Up at 6 and at the station by 7.25 - 20 minutes before the train was due. The station wasn't manned (and there were no toilets). By 10 to 8 we were getting worried about the next connection. Then a man came around the corner, gesturing us to follow him. The train was replaced by a bus - which took a lot longer (and didn't have a toilet).
Some lovely scenery on the 55 minute bus trip ...
... owner who was very keen to speak with us and let us taste his wine. The Reds we found to very light and fruity while the whites were mostly Colombard, Sauvignon or C******nay and quite drinkable. The Rose was not popular. So with a few bottles in the boot we set off for another couple of tastings and some more purchases. Jan & Garry have quite a few visitors arriving in the next few weeks so ...
... of the Gironde River (the biggest of Europe) it is famous for its XII roman church built on a cliff. The town itself was built in 1284 by Edward 1st of England who reigned during this period in this part of France. A visit to the church and a wander around the town completed our visit. Back home for a leisurely afternoon involving a walk along the beach in front of our house. ...
... stairs in the last few days through the many castles/forts we had visited. Then onto the most northern tip of the island to see Fort Boyard. Bit disappointed here. Thought it would have been closer to the shore. Guess you need to take a boat ride out to it to appreciate its size. Then home about 8pm to a welcome glass of wine and a lovely meal of chicken and mango ...
... use it again. Had a stop in a little town called Brantome along the way to find the markets in full swing and the VE Day celebrations also underway. It's another public holiday in France today so everything was closed. Arrived at Meschers (pronounced Mishi we have been told) around 4pm. House is down a narrow track right on ...
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