Monthly Archives: November 2012

Honfleur. In the footsteps of Henri Vth

Friday November 23rd. We are at the Aire in Honfleur; Henry V spent some time here in 1415, (not at the Aire…… he was besieging the city) en route to Agincourt, but we were still made welcome and had a

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Château Chante L’Oiseau

The new part for our essuie-glaces was delayed, so we diverted to a French Passion to the South of Bordeaux…..one of the vinyards where you can park up amongst the vines for free, as long as you taste some of

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Bordeaux….Les Girondins

We set off from Capbreton, aiming to stay at an aire on the Gironde, but diverted to Camping Beau Soleil in Bordeaux when the windscreens wipers (essuie-glaces as I now know them to be) packed in, and we needed a

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Capbreton

Saturday 17th November. We set off early (ish) from the Hendaye aire and had breakfast and a walk on this cliff top about 5 miles up the road. It is a leisurely drive of about 30 miles then, through Biarritz,

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Colin’s Blog – In the Doghouse

I have been a bit poorly, I have had a bad tummy and was feeling very sorry for myself. I was lying on my back with my feet in the air doing my best to look ‘hangdog’, when I heard

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Francia

Friday 16th November. We drove from Navarete via Pamplona, to Hendaye Plage, a small French coastal town just over the border from Spain. It was another stunning journey, through gorges lined with golden trees. We had lunch near this wood,

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Aranjuez to Navarrete

C’mon guys….only one entrant for the statue caption competition so far  (it was a good entry ….and is in the running for the prize….a bottle of genuine Spanish Cava…)…get your thinking caps on. Today we drove 364 km North to

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