Saint Mathieu and La Chapelle-Montmoreau

04/11/18 – Arrive late at our resting place Saint Mathieu a lovely spot right by a large lake and walks. Up next morning ready for a swim and jog…..yeh right, but oh no where is the lake (see the white spot opposite the lake that’s our van) I see the no swimming sign, so that…

St Maure-de-Tourane, Lathus Saint Rémy & Bellac

01/11/2018 – Sometimes there are just campsites that you just have to come back to and this is one of them, Aire du Bois Chaudron, 4 euros a night, all the amenities, which are extra but very reasonable, is one of those, so we stop for two nights. Right next the a small forest, a…

Chateau Larcher -Sainte-Maure de Touraine

Sunday 15/04/18 – Saturday 21/04/17 Our tea and biccy stop in the little village of Mansle   Then onto Chateau Larcher lovely little site €5.50 per night with electric,   had a wander into town   And in the morning a small 4km run, and the war of the planks not to brag no hold…

Posada de Valdeon – Bermeo

Sunday 09/04/18 –  Tuesday 11/04/18 head off into the mountain, and the Camino Santiago de Campostella. our lunch stop At 5 and a half thousand feet up we hit the real cold and snow. See people with skis, so we stop for a quick snowball fight And a snow rest then head off to the…

Hello Spain, let’s spend some time together

28/01/18  – Bellcaire d’emporda – Sant Feliu de Guixols Left the chateaux bright and early 7.00a.m. !!!! Mist on the ground, sun in the sky. As it’s the last day in France, we do a cake reccy, and yes at this ungodly hour we find an open boulongerie and not only open but full of…

Arras -Villecomte-Prades-de-la-Lez

26/01/18 Leave lovely Arras and spent most of the day driving today, so we are now just above Dijon, nearly halfway to the Spanish boarder, lots of flooding as we drive along.   Tonight’s campsite is at Villecomte a little gem found on Park 4 night   and completely free!! The neighborhood watchdog came out to greet…

Day 1 in France, Arras

25/01/18 – Calais to Arras Booked on the tunnel for 9.50a.m we are on our way !!! yey Arrive an hour closer to lunch ….bonus for a hungry Horrace like me !!! Ummm we are in France what shall we buy ??? Yes cakes so we arrive in Arras and go in search, find a…

Back to Blighty

Monday – Tuesday  01/5/2017 – 02/5/2017 Monday and its our last day in France, we are in Gravelines, the name is derived from the Dutch Gravenenga meaning Counts Canal. we decide to go out for our last meal before we head off back to the U.K. tomorrow, only to find that its a bank holiday,…

Auxerre

Friday /Saturday/Sunday 28/04/2017 -30/04/2017 Stopped at a camperstop right by the side of the Yonne river beautiful place and made even more beautiful by having a frites van there that evening, Dave was in dire need of a chip fix and these were real chips !!!!!? Abbey St – Germain Joan of Arcs stained glass…

Merry-sur-Yonne

Thursday 27/04/2017 Leave Never, but make sure to stop at the most wonderful Patisserie ever, the array was bloody wonderful Omg what to pick ?????? Well this is what we picked, and bloody gorgeous they were thank you. On our way to the campsite passed through misery !!! Ahhh poor town, have tried to google…