Hotel Des Pins
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... character of Saintes also on the same river but further inland.
I have included photos of the harbour, and the huge shipbuilding dry docks. The massive rope making factory, the Corderie Royale was once reputed to be the longest building in the world.
A famous replica of the warship Hermione was built here from 1997 and recently sailed to America. The original was the frigate which took ...
... extends right across the road and below the huge statue of the Saint which sits supreme on a rocky hill overlooking the harbour.
There is a fine cathedral in this part of town and the river that runs from the mountains to the sea cuts through it.
A wedding party was assembling at the church in glorious sunshine.
As I made my way back to the promenade for the walk back I happened upon the musical find of my entire journey a 5 piece band busking on the street ...
... beach for our pre-dinner drinks. Most pleasant! Back to the house to cook and eat the dinner with good friends and great conversation. Although tonight's conversation centred around Col's synopsis of the latest Australian budget which caused lots of booing from those around the table. Bring on the Double Dissolution was the concensis! Then to pack for our drive to Bordeaux and flight to Malaga ...
... 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. ...
Late start to the day with a another beautiful breakfast prepared and cooked by Jan and Beverly. Then it was into our car with Homer taking us out for the day to the Ile d'Oleron, the second largest French island after Corsica and located north east of Meschers. We stopped for lunch at La Cotiniere where we enjoyed some beautiful seafood again. We passed through the town ...