Blogs from Brantome, Aquitaine, France, Europe


Europe » France » Aquitaine » Brantome September 3rd 2016

There’s nothing like having a lie in to start the day off well, unless of course you have a mammoth who has his own agenda and decides that he wants to count his nut stocks! Having stayed in bed as long as I could I went to check out the living area of our new glamping tent. Woolly says – With the tents currently unoccupied Adrian and Fiona had very kindly allowed us to move into one, the living space has just enough room to spread out my collection and carry out a stock infantry, I didn’t need Jo coming along and putting everything into one pile again! Having sat on the deck and sulked for a while and getting no response from the women I started singing..... that seemed to work and before I could ... read more
Town Square of Bourdeilles
A closed Chateau

Europe » France » Aquitaine » Brantome September 5th 2011

Arrived in France using the Channel tunnel after a five hour drive from North Wales we found ourselves in a Campanile in Rouen , Not the best of locations – in fact wished we had the motorhome already. Hotel was extremely noisy as the Tour de France aka Nogent Cycling Club arrived with two vans and a back up car and proceeded to service their bikes in the car parks. The noise from the adjacent road never stopped all night. Interesting meal of sausage which I later found out comprised of tripe!!!! Woke up next morning to heavy fog and headed south. Thankyou to nice French man who kindly used his credit card to buy us diesel when we found the garage only used French credit cards and of course we didn’t have one. As we ... read more

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