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Oct 18, 2015 - Sete, day 1 & 2 France

Met up with Marg at Montpellier and then headed to Sete, about 20minute train ride. Sete is a fishing transport port which is very pretty with a number of canals, built back in the 1600's for exporting wine. Today it is also a tourist destination especially in summer when the jousting competitions are on. The big sport in town, where tow competing rowing boats 8 or so oarsmen charge at each other with a bloke up the front with a big sharp pole. The winning team is the one who's man is still standing, great spectator sport. We spent two easy...

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Buts 2015 Euro Trip

Apr 23, 2013 - First Week - France

A week since we set sail, many miles travelled and France has slid by at great speed and with that we seem to have moved through several weeks of spring and are now embracing a feeling that Spring, if not Summer, is truly with us. Having just returned from a lovely sun-blessed cycle ride into St-Tropez has helped! Set off from Portsmouth on last Tuesday and travelled to Le Havre overnight. We whizzed over the Pont De Normandie – how did we ever manage that on our bikes with our world in our panniers – then on to Gorron for a couple of...

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