- Dear Days of Old with the Faces in the FirelightTo get out of Carry le Rouet, we needed to take two trains. The first was a train to Marseilles. Then we waited in Marseilles for a few hours. Walking around a city with luggage isn't much fun, so we Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 11, 2013
- One Night in Strasbourg, FranceOn our way from Switzerland to Brussels we decided to have a brief pit stop in Strasbourg for one night as we had heard that is was meant to be beautiful so thought why not!
Luckily our train got us in Posted by Nick-n-Charlie in Our Honeymoon World Tour | Jul 4, 2013
- LESSON NUMBER 8When we had decided we wanted to spend one night in Strasbourg on our way from Switzerland to Belgium we were really struggling to find a hostel so started looking at hotels, thinking for one night we would be able Posted by Nick-n-Charlie in Our Honeymoon World Tour | Jul 4, 2013
- You've Left Behind the World AgainThe itinerary called for another day in Carry le Rouet. All the itinerary really cared about was that we spent each night at the hotel that we booked. Apart from that, we had a Europass that would get us anywhere Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 10, 2013
- We're now heading home.......I'm writing this on the 10th, but the last couple of days have been just great. We all left Vielha on Monday and headed to the border. They have a great duty free store there and we couldn't get over Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 10, 2013
- lapalisse to st christophe en brionnaistuesday: p worked yesterday aft. and c explored the town a bit, lovely place with huge chateau and
it was really hot, so sat under the awning most of the day and eve. ate our tea outside and then walked
back Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 9, 2013
- I Was Never Meant for Such a Small Town WorldCarry le Rouet has several things in common with Geneva. Both were primarily French-speaking. Both were next to large bodies of water. And I didn't want to leave the hotel of either without a clear idea of where I was Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 8, 2013
- murat le quaire to lapalisse (via gannat + st pourcain s/s)monday: spent yesterday pottering around the site in the sunshine, getting general tasks done,
very nice too!
p focused on the van, c got the washing done, x2 loads, and up onto the lines.
had lunch outside then p tried to find Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 8, 2013
- Lavardac, FranceHad a great drive down from Charente on Saturday morning. The French AutoRoute system is great. Set up the cruise control, 130 clicks and long straight roads all the way. Trucks have to stay in one lane and plenty of Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 7, 2013
- BonjourWe traveled from San Remo to Nice excited to be changing countries and looking out on the road for some dramatic "WELCOME TO FRANCE" sign/celebration/performance. Instead we just spotted a small signpost as we wizzed by with "France" on one Posted by Georgeandkat in Europe | Jul 7, 2013
- Day 24The chateau is a great place for sleeping. The bedrooms have wooden shutters inside the windows which we close at night, when we woke up this morning it was 9.0 am, we still couldn't tell it was morning till we Posted by Richardroberts in Richard and Lois trip | Jul 7, 2013
- We Sleep and We Wake to Muffled Chimes Out From the LakeAccording to the tourist information on a printed sheet of paper, Aix Les Bains is next to the largest freshwater lake in France, the Lac du Bourget, and that there are over a hundred hotels there. From my experience Posted by Soseki in This is Not a Pipe | Jul 7, 2013
- Day 23We had a very well prepared bbq meal last night. Everything we needed was on the table including central heating. (See photo) It did get a bit crisp after the sun went down, but no worries.
We had pork Posted by Richardroberts in Richard and Lois trip | Jul 6, 2013
- marcillac la croisille to murat le quaire (via ussel)saturday: wasn't v. quiet at the aire y'day aft. as lots of young lads on their trails bikes were whizzing
around the woods! they left eventually and peace was restored....
ate earlyish, p fished for about half an hour (no bites/catches), then Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 6, 2013
- uzerche to marcillac la croisille (via gimel les cascades)friday: all quiet at the aire last night, p counted x23 vans in total! busy....
we watched another dvd after our tea, pottered about, and then tried to have an early night…..
don’t know where the time goes to, but it always Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 6, 2013
- Day22 Today has been a quiet day spent wandering around the Chateau grounds and around the village. Breakfast is supplied in the kitchen in the basement from 9 to 11.am.
For lunch we have full access to the kitchen Posted by Richardroberts in Richard and Lois trip | Jul 5, 2013
- Our last day in La CharenteGreat day...slept in, no rush to do anything, caught up on washing clothes and sorted bits and pieces out for trip south tomorrow. Went up to the Boulangerie and had my last French lesson with the baker...yeah right. I was Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 5, 2013
- Day21Well we are at the Chateau Challain. The primary destination of our trip. It was great to meet up with the family. Sam was the last one to arrive. Milton had arranged for him to be picked up in Angers.
The Posted by Richardroberts in Richard and Lois trip | Jul 4, 2013
- Doing Rirah things in Nice, France[img=h Posted by Rirah in Chanter et Dander en France | Jul 4, 2013
- The world famous Hennessy....CognacThere is brandy, and then there is fortified brandy, or Cognac. Hennessy being a favourite, and with its long traditions over 7 centuries, the distillery was a must see. Besides, we were already close by....only just over an hour. They Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 4, 2013
- Trés Bon - L'Épicerie Breizh Cafe
Usually the unplanned things turn into something special. We were walking the streets of the Marais during our last night in Paris, when we saw this neighbourhoo Posted by beachbuddies in Two Little Suitcases | Jul 4, 2013
- The Presence of Foreign The windows, plastic with horrid handles, disturb me most. When I first came to France, many, many years ago, the windows I met were often of rotting, disintegrating wood reinforced with iron staffs that were moved up Posted by apersephone in The Sweet Bag of the Busy Bee | Jul 4, 2013
- gourdon to uzerche (via rocamadour + martel)thursday: rain day yesterday = van day! never made it out once! (no shopping, no exploring on the
all the motorhomes around us left, (apart from the young guy who is parked right next to us, and is
semi-permanent here as Posted by spiderface in our motorhome adventure | Jul 4, 2013
- In the green fields of France...Poppy's. Very symbolic to the Kiwi's and Aussies and great to see them growing wild everywhere.
Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 4, 2013
- Around the village....Been a bit since we updated. Slack I know, but were kind of busy...relaxing.... Actually that's the truth of the matter. Had a couple of days were we did virtually nothing. Been out and about in the canoe, they have Posted by Twortie in Haggis and Croissants.... | Jul 4, 2013