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July 21, 2010 |
La Rochelle: A Surprise Family Reunion

Leaving Cognac and the angels’ share behind, we take the RN141 to Saintes then join the N137 directly to La Rochelle. Our day has been perfect so far, no getting lost en route or missing appointments, we feel happy and relaxed, no doubt aided by a couple of glasses of Cognac for breakfast. I doze [...]

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Food, Travel

April 15, 2010 |
Oyster Tasting in Marennes, France

They laughed in my face. “You want to eat oysters in July?” I nodded. And why not? We were adamant to drive from the coastal town of La Rochelle on the west coast of France to the area known as Marennes-Oléron, the oyster capital in the south west. “They will laugh at you,” Madame and [...]

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