Relais de la Foret
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Today In the morning we had a morning swim. The water was cold. yesterday we went to the poy du fou and it was phenominal. They were trying to act the ww1 and ww2, they did very good. At the poy du fou there were translators that can also change to the radio and I got to keep my one. We are staying at a miniature hotel.
Weather: Overcast in the morning, but sunny in the afternoon; gentle breeze; maximum temperature 26C.
Our day started with breakfast in our room of yoghurt and a banana. Then we made our way to a nearby boulangerie where we ate croissants while sitting at an outside table, facing the harbour - how very French with all the seats facing towards the view. With a local guide booklet in hand we started our self guided walk. At our first site, there were 5 ...
... La Rochelle was English until 1372 when the French took it over. Building of the Saint Nicolas tower began in the early 1300s and finished after the French took over and built two other towers as defence. It was used only a fortnight ago as the diving platform for the red bull diving event. Truly a multi purpose building! After the walk, we check out of the hotel, walk to the train station with our luggage where Rob's suitcase, bought hurriedly ...
... Until 2am when they actually get a bit rowdy and start singing and yelling. Apparently Harry was being a bit of a ********. And his friends told him several times to stop being so. Still, once the windows are closed, I can hardly hear them at all! Excellent windows. Saturday morning after a week on a canal boat means finding a laundromat, which the guy at reception helped with, along with a supermarket to buy laundry washing 'stuff' ...
... days - once it has stopped raining - to cut back and trim etc, to gain access easily. Even the Mercedes started first time having sat around for many days unloved.
To those who may be interested; the trips statistics were:
Away for 63 days
156 hours and 21 minutes spent driving and navigating!!
Average speed was 65 KmH
Average fuel consumption was 9.7 Km per litre
We crossed on 9 ferries