New Discoveries in the Vendée and the Loire

Following our 5 relaxing days of cycling, fishing, walking, swimming, reading and crocheting at Dompierre-sur-Charente, we kept heading north and stopped at Vouvant, in the Vendée, another village classified as one of the most beautiful in France.  We stayed at the large motorhome aire by the cemetery and walked to the village to look around … More New Discoveries in the Vendée and the Loire

Breisach am Rhein

On leaving stunning Kaysersberg,  we headed for Breisach am Rhein, right on the French/German border between Colmar and Freiburg, with the intention of staying at the Stellplatz (motorhome aire in other words), but the centre of town was blocked due to major renovation works and we couldn’t get through with the motorhome on the narrower … More Breisach am Rhein


Over the last few years travelling through France in early July, we have often come across road closures and diversions due to Le Tour de France and we kept saying that we should really try and time it right and be somewhere we could actually watch this world famous bike race.  Well, this year was … More Kaysersberg

Bluebells Walk

It was lovely to return to Slindon Campsite after our Easter break to find an apple orchard in bloom on a very sunny and warm day, the kind of day when you feel you don’t need to go anywhere else. But things were going to get even better still when I took Beano out for … More Bluebells Walk