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Nov 29, 2010 - We're a-coming, Espana....
Spirits very low in the Martland camp. Because we'd been using aires to skip along the coast, it was three days without a shower by this time, and we were both irritable as hell. Nothing was cheering us up, although when Nick came back from a walk and opened the door when I was in mid-wash, showing my big bare bum to the entire aire, that seemed to bring a smile to his face. Thanks darling. We needed things to get better, fast, or this could be the moment when we turned for home. Then in the last village before crossing into Spain, Nick...Jump to full entry
Aug 5, 2008 - Canet Plage & Collioure
On our fourth day in Camon the four of us took a little tiki tour to Canet Plage and Collioure, close to the Spanish border. We drove through a number of cute little villages along the way and stopped off at some more castle ruins. These were much bigger and more intact than the one we’d seen a few days earlier. It was stinking hot and we couldn’t wait for a dip in the Mediterranean….. When we got to Canet Plage - “Plage” is French for “Beach” - the sun was shining and water sparkling. We found our spot on the sand….and then the clouds came...Jump to full entry
Jul 20, 2008 - Finally the Mediterranean
Thursday - We left the Loire Valley behind and made the long drive to the Dordogne area, arriving late afternoon just in time to catch the day traffic leaving our destination after a day of canoeing etc. We reached our hotel along the only street in La Roque-Gageac, directly across the street from the river. After checking in, we explored the village including troglodyte caves carved out of the imposing limestone cliffs above the village. Apparently when they get rains in the mountains, the Dordogne floods two days later so the first levels...Jump to full entry