Residence de la Plage
Travel Blogs from Les Sables-d'Olonne
... stage at the moment and while riding she doesn't stop talking and coming up with questions. Today's questions were why does the road have bumps and why does going faster make you wobble less on the bike. I do my best with the limited knowledge I have to answer her and she usually seems pretty happy to accept what I say as fact. I will enjoy this time because I don't suppose it will last for long. We took our ...
... going it didn't take too long. We had a walk around the town and spent a good 10 minutes or so making Ars jokes as a family and it got me to thinking if the French have a saying for 'Double Entendre'? If they do I couldn't think of it. The girls quite enjoyed this as they got to say Ars a lot and I quite enjoyed it because it is exactly my humour level. We then found an old merry go round which was actually closed but the owner seemed to ...
... also managed to persuade Jess and Lily and Ruby to come in and have a go and Lily especially got into it, no surprise there. She just needs to get a bit stronger in her swimming and she will be really good at it. It's actually really nice to go to the beach and want to go in the water to cool off rather than the Welsh way of rolling up your trousers and paddling until your feet go numb so it did turn out to be a good day despite the slow start.
... then walked around the harbour with an ice cream deciding which of the boats moored there we would have. We then had to walk around the shops because we had said to the girls we would buy them some sunglasses. We found some for each of them and Jess and I bought ourselves new hats. We have finally caught up with the trend and got ourselves trilby's. I love my trilby. I have been wearing it all day and I'm still wearing it now. No really. I ...
Our next stop was Les Sables-d'Olonne, famous for the Vendée Globe, where a parcel was awaiting our arrival with a birthday present for me, some pretty crucial insurance documents and a couple of stickers saying 'Jade' as apparently French customs don't like it if your boat doesn't have its name anywhere on it.
It was going to be a long day so we set off fairly early and found ourselves with the wind almost on ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center