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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

Arles… I am in the naughty corner

Van Gogh

We left Saintes Maries de la Mer and headed inland to Arles, driving a scenic route through the Camargue. The plan had been to stay at Camping Le City in Arles, handily close to the centre, but it was firmly

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, Arles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Miss Gladys and a Chopper

I took the dogs down to Lac d’Hourtin before we set off. Colin likes to sit down as much as possible on the walks. Then we moved on to an aire at Le Huga, a small village on the road

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, Aquitaine, Lac d'Hourtin

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