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... against the neighbouring Protestant town of La Rochelle. Gradually the harbour silted up in the last part of the 17th century, leaving the town stranded and useless as a port. It fell into ruin.
Amazing sight from the walls watching a storm coming in off the Atlantic Ocean very fast so we scamper back to the car and head towards Rochefort on the Atlantic Coast to the south-east of La Rochelle and ...
As we wind our way down into the valley a heavy fog covers everything. Visibility was down to 50 metres at times.
5 hours later and the fog has not lifted as we speed along driving as safely and as fast as we can. It is still foggy as we approach the deviation past Paris on our way to Saumur. All the way from the French alps to the Loire valley across France.
Lucas is tootling along at 160 klm and we come up behind an ...
... with you, such a pity I can't reciprocate, even if I do manage to get the gist of what they as saying, I can only retort with a qui, qui. A quick peek into the cathedral, my but they are enormous and very impressive, I really can't get over how in around the 15th century or so they managed to build these enormous structures and very beautiful too. This one is all domed and has a huge fresco painted above the ...
I was really excited as I got the last available ticket for Saturday nights performance of Le Printemps des Ecuyers of the Cadre noir de Saumur, one of the three most prestigious equestrian schools in the world, the others being Vienna and Jerez and not only that ...
... found it
to be full, this is the first time I have attempted to park in a town and not
immediately find somewhere suitable. It has so far been very easy driving and
parking in France, unlike England where I find it terribly stressful taking the
'van' into towns. Luckily though I found parking just opposite. The town was
way below at the foot of the hill alongside the Loire, but ...