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Travel Blogs from Doue-la-Fontaine
... amused me to see the massive statue of
Richard outside the Parliament of Britain because he really didn't like
England that much preferring Acquitaine, the land of his mother.
Fontevraud I made my way the short distance to Candes St Martin where I
would spend the night, as as I have done before promptly got lost with
no phone to help. The Sim situation has really been very stressful. I
was about 1 klm away from my destination but still the stupid ...
... the proffered ticket out of the machine. It took a couple of offers and retracts by then machine for me to twig, it looked like it was saying " Another foreigner, Henri. Quelle stupid! ***** just take the ticket!!!" Which I eventually did and the barrier flung up and I was off.
I had left Aubergenville around 9:30 and stopped for a coffee and apple pastry near Le Mans before continuing down to the city of Angers, where I was to meet Julie my host for the night. Angers is ...
... rope to the tent and voila, problem solved! that took 30 mins to realise.
I figured out that the campsite that i planned to stay at on day 2 was actually closed in November. which begs the question why it has been described as open all year round in the guide i was reading but there we go. so hastily find somewhere else to stay, i decide on a B&B. but its 80 miles away so thats a long cycle. only notable bit of this ...
French sounds so pretty sometimes. Which is why I've called this blog post what it's called...from afternoon til nightfall/dusk...it just sounds prettier in French, haha.
Anyway, I went to Angers today! I'm getting used to coming back after a day out and chilling in this house by myself - not good. But no, I am looking forward to the fam coming back tomorrow.
Anyway, yes, I went to Angers from half ...
... of us took shelter in a dry warm barn. We turned up in sante Irene late in the afternoon and thought the albergue was shut but when we tried the door it opened. We were all very happy as after 27km we did not want to go another 4km to the next albergue. The albergue had been recently refurbished and had new showers, bunks, kitchen etc but no kitchen utensils or any ...