Category Archives: France

Driving Home – Part 1

After a few days of torrential rain in Portugal, we set off home a week earlier than planned so we could squeeze in another week of swimming, sauna & spa fun at Luçon. Blue skies and hazy sunshine accompanied us … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead to Salamamca

Saturday saw us setting off in pouring rain due south chasing some much needed warmth and sunshine. Just outside Pons we met our old friend the Camino de Santiago again and waved & tooted encouragement at the wet, weary walkers. … Continue reading

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Staying put for a bit

We’ve spent the past fortnight parked up & relaxing at Domaine des Guifettes just outside Luçon, France. The campsite is very peaceful during the week but comes alive at weekends as it is a popular wedding venue.  The post-wedding tradition … Continue reading

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A new advenure in eastern France

After picking up our washing, roast beef & ginger sponge supplies (HUGE thanks to Mom, Dad & Hilary) we bade Yorkshire another teary farewell and started off on the next leg of our adventure. We made our way down to … Continue reading

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Better late then never – Part 2

Leaving blustery Lampaul Plouazel behind, we travelled inland to Le Folgoet before heading to St Thegonnec.  Although these towns are relatively small, they both have HUGE churches and monuments.  St Thegonnec in particular is noted for the elaborate parish close … Continue reading

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Better late than never – Part 1

After leaving Lucon and treating ourselves to some new super-duper garden chairs we headed north to Prefailles in the Pays de La Loire region.  The aire was really busy but tranquil under the shade of huge pine trees.  After exploring … Continue reading

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