Totally Frenched Out

From the blogger formerly known as Samdebretagne

Monday, September 27, 2010

Batteries: recharged

I'm still in the Loire Valley for another few days, which means I had the choice of going back to Paris for the weekend or staying in the area. After a quick search online, I found some cheap train tickets for C and a cute B&B and the decision was made - C would come down from Paris and we'd spend the weekend in Noirmoutier.

We really lucked out with the weather - unlike the rest of France, we had blue skies and sunshine. There weren't the highs of 28°C that we'd had earlier in the week, but it was still pretty warm for late September. Warm enough for me to have new tan lines anyways.

It was a fantastic weekend, full of sun, sand, seafood and se....wait a minute, this is a family-friendly blog. We'll just leave it at me feeling relaxed and refreshed after all the driving and long hours of last week. :)

Beautiful (and empty!) beaches
Hunting for lunch
The famous salt fieldsOne of the very delicious dinners we had



Anonymous Anonymous said...

That moules et frites looks absolutely wonderful, I'm very jealous mostly because I haven't seen the sea for over a year! Enjoy the rest of your time in the Loire.

September 27, 2010 at 10:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There's nothing like breathing salt air to clear your head.

September 27, 2010 at 12:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

When I read this, I was left scratching my head because when I see "Loire Valley" I think of chateaux. It looks like a beautiful place to spend a few days...especially with warm, sunny weather and very few tourists!

September 27, 2010 at 1:55 PM  
Blogger Crystal said...

seagulls? ;)

September 27, 2010 at 4:40 PM  
Blogger au soleil levant said...

Glad to hear you had such a lovely weekend after a tough week! What a gorgeous area. I am seriously craving moules frites now.

September 28, 2010 at 5:42 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Ha ha! I am soooooo jealous.

September 28, 2010 at 9:57 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

How lovely to improvise a weekend à deux. Glad you had such a good time and how cooperative of the weather!

September 28, 2010 at 2:04 PM  
Blogger Leah said...

SEashells? ;)

September 30, 2010 at 6:33 PM  

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