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The Kube's futuristic architecture
Visiting Futuroscope – our final stop in France
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Ever since we drove past last year we’d been thinking about visiting Futuroscope.   This is a unique mainly cinematic and simulator ride theme park near Poitiers with amazing futuristic architecture.…

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Andorra - Panarama Ordino Arcallis
Enjoying the high life in Andorra
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With our aim to be in Spain for a good friend’s special birthday we carried on our journey via the small Catalan enclave in the Pyrenees and one of Europe’s…

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The old bridge over the river Tarn at Albi
Fabulous France – Puy-en-Velay, Albi and Carcassonne
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Next up as we passed through France we stopped at Le Puy en Velay – the home of the Puy Lentil.  The same French green lentils can be grown elsewhere…

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Homeward Bound
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The night before catching our ferry from Calais to Dover was a night of celebration for us.  Far from feeling sad, we were in celebratory mood, reflecting on what an…

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Vendome
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On our last day before Calais we were feeling a mixture of emotions. Excitement in one way at going home, seeing everyone, spending time in our house etc. But at…

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Loving the Loire and Chateau Chaumont
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Passing through the Loire valley we stopped off at Chauteau Chaumont.   We’ve previously visited Chateau Chambord and Chateau Chenonceau last time we were in the Loire and we really enjoyed…

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Montresor – blooming beautiful!
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With scenes of the idyllic French town of St Savin still fresh in our minds we didn’t imagine our next stop could possibly be so scenic.  Heading towards the Loire…

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Stunning St Savin and a Unesco Gem
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Our French sister-in-law had recommended we visit St Savin, a town that wasn’t on our radar and one we could easily have missed.  It was an absolute delight and we…

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An unBRIElievable time on the way to Chauvigny
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After a relaxing couple days in Riberac we continued our journey armed with a couple of recommendations of places to visit on our last few days as we travelled North…

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Walking Through Walnuts in Riberac
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Our plan to visit Bayonne came to nothing as unfortunately the weather was against us.  At any other time we may have waited it out but with pouring rain and…

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