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Europe » France » Pays-de-la-Loire » Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez September 2nd 2013

We are nearly as far west as we can be in this time zone and the daylight is now coming considerably later than what we had been used to. And this morning it appears to be even later as the tall trees are dense enough to block out the first rays. With all the various coloured foliage there was a weird silvery light when we looked out the porthole that is the bedroom window in the mobile home. To add to the subdued light there are so few people staying in this vast camp and most seem to like to sleep in so it is very quiet with no road noise as the camp location is a kilometre away from the busiest road. We thought we would get by with just a sheet and a blanket ... read more
Taking a walk to check out the other inhabitents

Europe » France » Pays-de-la-Loire » Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez September 1st 2013

We are still enjoying dry weather even if the temperatures are a bit cool in the morning. Elisabeth returned home last night and after we packed up the car we said our farewells. It had been a pleasant stay with all the facilities we needed even if took a bit of ingenuity to get the bed as comfortable as we could. We had a fair distance ahead of us today so we decided again to use the fastest route which would mean dual carriageway for most of the journey. The only downfall of doing these types of roads is that you miss the little villages and towns that are off the main roads. However we have experienced and enjoyed so many now, missing a few won’t be too drastic. The D137 took us towards and then ... read more
The backyard of the apartment
Bridge over the Loire River at Nantes




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