Monthly Archives: August 2017

Day 17 – La Rochelle it is

So after a very short ride and an ill advised loop around & through La Rochelle, we finally found the right harbour and Ray & Jackie plus thier Catamaran, it seems they had upgraded since we last spent a week … Continue reading

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Day 16 – And we are not quite at the Seaside🌞🏖🔥

Yes we nearly got to sea but stopped just short and are staying in the worst and most expensive campsite yet €25 with the laundry included. The campsite is next to a busy road and on the edge of a … Continue reading

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Day 15 – We are getting closer to the Seaside

We are just a couple of days away from La Rochelle and the sea. Its only 90km away and if we wanted we could do it in a day. Although that’s not the point of our trip, it’s not about … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Sunday, Not the offical route we will head directly to Niort

Another lovely sunny day today our original plan was to start early and make for Niort following the planned route but a quick  read of the days route, has put us off with the up down and farm tracks so … Continue reading

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Day 13 – The Sun has got his hat on and he’s coming out to play

Yes the big yellow ball in the sky has come out to play and it looks like its going to be a nice day. But first we have to pack the tent and visit the local market we have been … Continue reading

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Day 12 – It’s raining  it’s pouring the old man is snoring.

As predicted last night and this morning the rain has come again. We are having coffee under a tree which is keeping most of the rain off,  but not all of it. There is a market in town today so … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Every Horizon has a wind farm on the hill & they’re making a lot of electricity today.

Yes we are up and at em, well up anyway and looking to put a few more km between us and the UK. The only problem is the wind has come out to play today. We are camping on top … Continue reading

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