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Baguette Bacon Butty Blowout

We rose at the crack of dawn (ish) and left Ile d’Oleron at 9am for an appointment with the Royan ferry at 11am. Well not an appointment actually….you just turn up, pay them 47 euros and they cart you over

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Posted in - France, Aquitaine, Autumn 2015, Lac d'Hourtin

101 Uses For a Lamp Post.

We have had poor wifi connections recently so the blog is a bit behind; we are currently in Spain. After Domme we visited the chateau of Castelnaud, a few miles west down the dordogne valley. It is a lovely castle,

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, Aquitaine, Domme

Colin’s thoughts on Domme.

(Colin: “Oh No! Not another Bastide town to walk round”).   We parked at La Perpetuum, a campsite on the banks of the Dordogne about 2km from Domme, in the sunshine. Domme is an old fortified medieval town, or Bastide,

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, Aquitaine, Domme

Lawrie and Cheryl

We are in Le Bugue…..X marks the spot. We set off from Bergerac following the Dordogne, lunched at the aire in Lalinde, then moved on to stay at Les Trois Caupains campsite in Le Bugue. Le Bugue is a little

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, Aquitaine, Le Bugue

Lucien and Other Weird Local Fauna

I cycled in to town for the days grub….French bread is superb but does need to be bought fresh each day. As well as the usual baguette I bought a ‘viking’ loaf…dark, almost black, malt and rye flour we thought…delicious.

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, Aquitaine, Lac Lacanau

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