Fifi’s French Adventure – Day 3 video

We’re quite enjoying putting these little videos together now. The Sunflower fields were stunning, but the sight of Fifi being loaded onto the back of a recovery truck is so sad. Hopefully you can also see why we love the view from the Hotel L’Esplanade as we push open the shutters….. It is Jaw-droppingly beautiful…

Fifi’s French Adventure Day 3…. Not quite as planned

So day 3 of our drive to Provence was due to take us down through The Charente and on into The Dordogne, where we had booked to stay the night at the Hotel De L’Esplanade in the stunning little bastide village of Domme. This was due to be a real trip down memory lane, as…

When the day doesn’t go as planned……

I had yesterday planned out in my mind and very lovely it was going to be too…. An early start, with my silver-buying head on, to go to the Deballage (Unwrapping) at Avignon. This is a regular event run for professionals only to buy from dealers and I had finally got the necessary paperwork to…

Day 8 – La Rochelle to Cozes

Distance travelled ….. 68.6 miles So boys how would you sum up today in 3 words? Mechanical, Puncture, Trailer After a great 36 hours in La Rochelle the boys were certainly ready to get back on their bikes again & to continue on their route down through France It turned out that La Rochelle was…

Day 2 – Maël-Carhaix to Rohan

Distance cycled ……. 58.6 miles So boys how would you sum up today in 3 words? ….. Tranquility, Breakdown, Genie! Well after a really good first day’s cycle the boys had a lovely evening on the nice little camp site they found yesterday evening. Happily they were quite some distance away from the Rock Festival…