France's Wild West; Martin Wells in an Unspoilt Mecca for Motorhomers
THINK you know France? Think you''ve been just about everywhere there is to go? The gite in Normandy? The mobile home in Britanny? The pre-pitched tent on the Riviera? Eurodisney? Think again, mon ami.
It is, of course, a big country and you could spend a dozen lifetimes exploring what you think is every worthwhile region only to find there are enough undiscovered tracts to last you a dozen more.
All we die-hard Francophiles can hope for is that when we finally hang up our passports we''ve done the place justice.
Last year, a little weary of the same corner of Brittany (our arrival at the little bar near Nevez we frequented was awaited with all the anticipation of Santa Claus, given how much we spent), we decided to take our little motorhome somewhere neither of us had been before - the wild and rugged west coast.
By repute, departments like the Vendee, Gironde and Landes are a world away from the Mediterranean coast, with its wall-to-wall …
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Publication information: Article title: France's Wild West; Martin Wells in an Unspoilt Mecca for Motorhomers. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Post (Liverpool, England). Publication date: May 12, 2012. Page number: 14. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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