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La Garenne ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Rochefort

La Garenne ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Rochefort

La Garenne to Angeac-Charente Enjoying more paths on the La Charente River ๐Ÿž๏ธ through Angoulรชme. A fair size city too ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Fortunately, this time the route ‘does’ follow the river! ๐Ÿ™‚ Employing wet weather ops ๐ŸŒง๏ธ hide! Easy day riding & squirreled away by 1630 ๐Ÿค  #bicycle #cycle #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Angeac-Charente to Cognac Onto the flatlands & vineyard country ๐Ÿ‡ Nouvelle-Aquitaine. Mostly along La Charente River ๐Ÿž๏ธ Looking for a rest up the next day. Found at a municipal campground…

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Burgnac ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท La Garenne

Burgnac ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท La Garenne

Burgnac to La Coquille Leaving behind the woods that was my home ๐Ÿ•๏ธ for the night ๐ŸŒ’ Going freelance on my routes and finding good gravel riding ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ After waiting out a heavy rain shower ๐ŸŒง๏ธ in La Coquille ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ I secured a lovely #wildcamp ๐Ÿ•๏ธ spot 2km out of town #bicycle #cycle #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท … As with anywhere in the world, some towns/villages/hamlets/communes take more pride than others ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Saint-Pierre-de-Frugie is a great example! Bravo La Coquille to Saint-Pardoux-la-Riviere…

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Beaubiere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Burgnac

Beaubiere ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Burgnac

Beaubiere to Le Cherbahun I ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธthe direct main road to Aubusson. An easy 35km to their municipal campground ๐Ÿ›‘ Closed on the 1st Sept ๐Ÿง I moved on ๐Ÿ˜ Which then seemed to be eternally up hill ๐Ÿคฃ 1st #wildcamp by a stream ๐Ÿ‘ Not the best nights ๐Ÿ’ค as the stream was loud ๐Ÿคฃ #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท #bicycle #cycle … Aubusson, I had stopped at in June 2016. It just happens to be a cross over junction on my routing…

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Niherne ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Beaubiere

Niherne ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Beaubiere

Niherne – to Les Broquets I head onto the open plains … slight exaggeration but you get the scene! ๐ŸŒ„ Most of the day I admire the great #wildcamping opportunities and savour for later.Come time to look for a #wildcamp spot, bugger all ๐Ÿ™„ Made do with a crappy coppice โ›บ #bicycle #cycle #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Les Borquets to Cher Creuse The best looking ‘Marie’ on this trip ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Along with the best use for a #bookshare ๐Ÿ“š Nailed the French…

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Prieure de Saint-Remy ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Niherne

Prieure de Saint-Remy ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Niherne

Prieure de Saint-Remy to Menuet Chรขteau de Saumur ๐Ÿฐ Beautiful ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท The Loire River is where I spent most of my day ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ The Loire is the longest river in France at 1,006 Kms. My #wildcamp spot was very secluded! ๐Ÿ•๏ธ Houses about 20m away. They had no idea ๐Ÿคฃ #bicycle #cycle #France Menuet to Commery Onto the V49 route. All very quiet after the EV routes. I always like to search out the local ‘Marie’ (municipal council). Every municipal…

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Rouge ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Prieure de Saint-Remy

Rouge ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Prieure de Saint-Remy

๏ปฟ๏ปฟ๏ปฟ Rouge to Louvaines I entered an historic town (all are in France!) Segrรจ. A market was in full swing. People … I exited quickly ๐Ÿคฃ I ended doing a whopping 96km (big for me ๐Ÿ˜ฑ) due to not been able to find a #wildcamp spot. An old ๐Ÿ orchard had to do just as it โ›ˆ๏ธโ›ˆ๏ธ #bicycle #cycle #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Louvaines to Le Lion-D-Angers Unknowingly I didn’t take any photos on route this day ๐Ÿง Except for my #wildcamp…

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