Monthly tales for July 2009

Pets on the road

We’ve seen some weird choices of pets in Motor homes such as Parrots cats and rabbits, but today two strange ones next door to each otherOn the left we have Mr & Mrs X with 8 cocker spaniels:On the right … Continue reading

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Dune du Pyla

We visited the Dune du Pyla today, a 100m high natural sand dune on the south edge of Archachon.There is a large car park at the base and, conveniently, steps up the side for those in high heels or carrying … Continue reading

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Rochefort to Arcachon

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Marais Poitevin to Rochefort

This was another disaster journey really. We started late after an extended chat with a couple from Ireland and set off under the command of TomTom taking a left out of the car park to our destination 40km away.After two … Continue reading

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Punting round the Marais

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Jaunt to the beach

8:0pm and it feels like the right time to pop to the beach.This was a 6km cycle and not too hard at all for the beginner cyclists amongst us The light was great and we got some fantastic shots. The … Continue reading

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Noirmoutier to Marais Poitevin

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School as normal

Despite being on the road for the next one year, Jakes schooling will continue.We took everything including the kitchen sink as you can see:

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Honfleur – Noirmoutier – 405km

We started this morning planning to visit Honfleur and spend a couple of days here as it is so beautiful. But today it rains, so today it loses!As the battery is flat too, we simply cast off and drove south … Continue reading

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GPS Woes

TomTom is great, expect when you don’t have the maps for the country you’re in!We have the full european DVD but loading all the maps onto the phone was one item that did not make it onto my big list … Continue reading

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