Monthly Archives: April 2015

Its Snowing…We must be home

We spent one night in Nonancourt on the way home. Sadly Le Grand Cerf was shut so we had to make do with burger and chips washed down with Creme Catalan. Gourmet or wot? I discovered a nice old chateau

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On Sunday we drove 200 miles up the A75 (mainly), across the Millau bridge, to arrive at the riverside aire in Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule The aire ( N 46.312146 E 3.296693) was surprisingly quiet for Easter. Our pitch overlooks the Sioule, a

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Posted in 2015 Spring, Auvergne, RouteNorththroughFrance, St Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Spanish Speaking Sheepdogs

On Saturday we drove 159 miles across the border and up the A75 to an aire at the fortified medieval village of La Couvertoirade. It is a good spacious aire (N 43.910998 E 3.313492) which is €3 per night. This

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Turning Up in Roses

On Thursday we drove to Roses, a fishing and tourist centre at the north end of the bay of Roses. We are staying at Camping Salata, a pleasant but slightly pricy site in Santa Margarida, just to the south of

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How Sweet it is to be Reclined

We have moved up the coast to L’Escala and are staying at Camping Illa Mateua. This is just a short hop south from L’Estartit but is just beyond easy cycling distance. As promised in the reviews the staff here are

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Escala

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April 2015