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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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Bon-Repos-sur-Blavet ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Rouge

Bon-Repos-sur-Blavet ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Rouge

Rest Day Yesterday was rest a day as my #wildcamp spot was perfect. Sometimes you just don’t wish to pack the tent away ๐ŸŽช but instead make another brew โ˜• My only errand for the day first thing was to collect water ๐Ÿšฐ from a lock 2km away. This @Helinox_ chair is a keeper ๐Ÿ‘ #france ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Bon Repos sur Blavet to Saint-Gonnery Leaving my rest day #wildcamp just before sun up ๐ŸŒ„ Everything so still & fresh. You can’t…

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Padstow ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Bon-Repos-sur-Blavet

Padstow ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Bon-Repos-sur-Blavet

In 2016 I entered Narbonne, France by train from Barcelona. France 2016. That was my first bicycle journey into France. And boy did I enjoy it. Since then, I’ve had the ‘big itch’ ๐Ÿฆง to go back. As with most of my trips I really don’t plan much. A ticket to somewhere and a direction in mind is about all the planning involved! On this occasion a friend has offered the use of their caravan, in a barn, in the…

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WILD ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท CAMPING

WILD ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท CAMPING

To start with, wild camping ๐Ÿ•๏ธ in Franceย is all together easier than wild camping in Spain. By a country-mile! Not at one point did I feel I needed to stealth camp. Some locations I was fairly visible, like a canal or by a lake ๐Ÿšฃ! It just seems widely accepted! I would still try and make myself as undetected as possible, preferably in a wooded enclosure. I love the protective feel of a canopy above. I particular like pineย ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒฒ forests….

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