In Bordeaux – Second Day

As is so often the case, we find that the hotel is trying to pay off the French national debt through their charge for breakfast. So sod ’em, we went just down the road and had a better breakfast at a cafĂ© for just about half the hotel cost; this was the place. Much refreshed…

In Bordeaux – First Day

There is always much excitement about the first day spent in a new city and our first day in Bordeaux was no exception. Fortified by breakfast we set out to explore and the first good thing is that Bordeaux has trams and Mrs Sixwheeler loves a good tram. We can catch a Ligne C tram…

Onward to Bordeaux

We woke up in good time and said goodbye to Le Mans on a dull, damp and overcast morning. At least the road South was fairly traffic free which was just as well because it soon started to rain which just got heavier and heavier. I was looking for fuel and at the services said…

From Bath to Calais to Le Mans

Monday 4 June 2018 and we actually managed to be packed and ready to go on time, this is unusual. Quite a nice day for a gentle drive down to the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone, in fact we got there in such good time we were able to catch a Shuttle an hour ahead of…