Cathedral of Santander

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The Parador Gil Blas in Santillana del Mar is extremely comfortable and we enjoyed two nights there. The town is very pretty and from there it is easy to visit Altamira and Suances. Now we planned to visit the Cathedral … Continued

Travelling to Northern Spain

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We were travelling to Northern Spain by Ferry, but instead of leaving from Portsmouth as planned we were diverted to Plymouth and so the trip started with a long drive. Fortunately it was an uneventful drive and the weather when … Continued

Setting off for Brittany

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It is time for my annual ‘French Fix’ and so we set off good and early for the overnight Brittany Ferry from Portsmouth to St Malo. Well, something was clearly wrong as we sat and waited, and waited, and eventually sailed an … Continued

Travelling to France!

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A relentlessly busy year has finally stopped and today we set off for France, travelling with Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Caen.

Travel in France – Issoudun to Ouistreham

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On the final day of Travel in France we travelled from Issoudun to Ouistreham, with visits to the Chateaux of Villandry and Azay-le-Rideau along the way. The overnight ferry returned us to the UK.

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