Monthly Archives: October 2012


CapBreton It was lovely to come back to the aire at Capbreton; we visited here once before on our first French tour in Spring 2010 and we love the place. Breakfast The aire is right on the beach and a

Posted in 2013 Spring

Heading South

With overcast skies and more rain forecast we decided to press on south. We have marked Camping Le Thouet as a site to return to. It’s on our favourites  list. We had an overnight stop at Camping Bignac, where it

Posted in 2013 Spring

Cycling to Saumur

Camping Le Thouet is on a cycle route to Saumur so we decided to have a day cycling through the vineyards. We had a beautiful day for it with just the occasional fluffy white cloud but otherwise wall to wall

Posted in 2013 Spring

Lassay les Chateaux to the Loire Valley

Having woken early with the noise of the rain, we decided to start out before breakfast from Lassay les Chateaux and again had a pleasant drive, due south to Montreuil-Bellay about 20k beyond Saumur and set amongst the vineyards of

Posted in 2013 Spring

La Mailleraye sur Seine to Lassay les Chateaux

After a couple of very relaxing days at La Mailleraye sur Seine we were woken on Wednesday morning by the pitter patter of rain on Mavis’ roof. We decided to use the wet weather as a good reason to move

Posted in 2013 Spring

Breakfast under the Channel

  In typical Jennings style we arrived at the channel tunnel terminal over an hour before take off time, and caught an earlier train…they will generally fit you in, if there is space, anytime within 2 hrs either side of

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