Anyone off this week ?

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  1. snowdrops

    snowdrops Funster Life Member

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    Feels like an eternity since we left our wonderful, beautiful Provence, tho in reality we only got back first week of July .... ahem !! :whistle: However, like a pair of Hobbits with brekky, we're off for second hols on Thurs evening. Plan is head South as usual, this time we're spending 2 weeks around the Luberon, finishing off in our beautiful, gorgeous fave St Remy. Finished packing up Jumbo this evening and gave a big smile to our funster sticker. On the 2250 eurotunnel. Anyone else off this week or heading down south ? :wine::france::cycle::sun:
     
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  3. snowdrops

    snowdrops Funster Life Member

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    Yes, it's absolutely beautiful. First visited cos we were too tired to drive on to Biot/Nice, fell in love and have been there twice a year since. Just a few days at the end of our hols fore we head up. wonderful van Gogh stuff there and if you go end of june beginning of July the lavender around his sanatorium is beautiful.
     
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    Yep off ,on thursday 16.20 ,traveling west towards Rouen then Tours then follow the Loire down to Roanne then across to twin lakes.
    Bimbleling - aire to aire.
     
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    Where do you stay? CamperContact doesn't show any aires but there is a campsite which gets good reviews, Camping Parc de la Bastide.
     
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    Off to this area via Ile de Rey, twin lakes. Just love Provence area, Verdon gorges etc.
    Phil
     
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    Yay! Next Wednesday with @Popeye slow drive to twin lakes taking in as much of the country as possible. Roy
     
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    Tomorrow wooooohooooo! With the @Mousy s, travelling to the Ile de Rey and thereabouts for two weeks, and after seeing them off with many a tear in our eye, on to Twin Lakes for another two weeks. (y)
     
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    Yes am off tonight at around midnight for a crossing, heading straight to gravelines for a kip then making our way down towards Chamonix,Annecy and a nice bit of wilding by Lac d Estaing, just gonna toodle an chill and go wherever the sun takes us - hopefully - so all have a good safe trip an look out for fellow funsters ;)
     
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    Ile de Rae one of our absolute favourites, post some photos please, nothing like a picnic hamper on the bike, call at the local markets for fresh baguette cheese and chilled wine maybe calling in at La Flotte at the Oyster house and enjoying a few so fresh, we've spent many an hour under the big tree at the harbour in St Martins picnicking and people watching , please share some photos. :)
     
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    @Mousy - please make a note of the above in our tour itinerary.

    Carol, thanks for that, it sounds lovely. As you can see I've passed your message on to my tour secretary! ;) They've been there before and as they are fans of oysters they will no doubt know the Oyster House.

    We are really looking forward to the trip and you will be bombarded by photos in our blog - as yet unnamed..... Watch this space!
     
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    Have a great time(y).

    Jealous? Moi?:cry:

    Don't forget your :cycle:
     
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    Thanks Phil, bikes are already on the back. Why don't you come and join us? (y)
     
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    My passengers are so excited they are already sat in khizzie and refusing to get out til we get to Ile de Re. So meet Marge ,Cluck,Gribbet and Dawdler.lol .mad ,? moi !! Lol .. WP_20160824_10_20_49_Pro.jpg
     
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    We are at La Mailleraye and have been here for a week.
    The weather is lovely and although we keep saying we will move on tomorrow, tomorrow never seems to come.
    Just chilling by the river, a bit of sun, then a while in the shade. 'Tis a hard life but we must move on tomorrow......................perhaps.

    Richard.
     
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    Great aire, but don't think I could stay for a week..
     
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    Cos I'm not a rich pensioner:cool:.

    Yet!:LOL:
     
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    @cliffandger ..... @Carol sums up one of our favourites things to do on Ile de Re. The market at Blois Plage is a good one for getting the picnic
     
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    ............. and that is exactly where we stay :) It's an ACSI site.
     
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    Ile de Re is fantastic, but we've done Provence last few times as we're in love with it. so many different areas. The Verdon Gorge is just stunning ......
     
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