La Garenne ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Rochefort

La Garenne ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Rochefort

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Photos generally shot with aย Fujifilm X100T.ย 

All text is taken from each days Tweet.

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 in Cognac! Closes the 30/09 ๐Ÿ˜ณ 2 nights it is then ๐Ÿคฃ I found the empty quarter โ›บ #bicycle #cycle #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

… Think I’ve secured my #wildlife photograph ๐Ÿ“ท of this trip #swans La Brassiaud River #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

… Rest day – I had an idea while cycling my bicycle ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ Use a lemon to clean my chain! Citrus ๐Ÿ‹ is a natural degreaser, so why not! Also acts as a clothe too ๐Ÿ˜† I don’t liberally go nuts with the oil. A small drop per link. A rinse off & I was impressed ๐Ÿค  #bicyclechain

Cognac to Le Mung

Cognac, past Hennessy & Rรฉmy Martin. The establishments have a look of Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory… mystique! The weather ๐ŸŒค๏ธ is playing fair once more. I feel it may not last ๐Ÿง #Wildcamp spot found late in the day ๐Ÿ˜ 1st real mossies ๐Ÿ˜  #bicycle #cycle #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

Le Mung to Rochefort

Rained on & off during the night ๐ŸŒง๏ธ Temp up too so fairly warm #mosquitoes really happy! ๐Ÿ˜ณ The ride ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ started dry but ๐ŸŒง๏ธ๐ŸŒง๏ธ๐ŸŒง๏ธ๐ŸŒง๏ธ I slowly skirt around Rochefort, then bam, a HI France sign! A room perhaps … ? #bicycle #cycle #France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท

… HI ‘Hosteling International’. I look on a room โ‚ฌ52 ๐Ÿ˜ณ Nothing around cheaper ๐Ÿง I call in, I speak to Benjamin ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท can you do better, please? Yes, I can put you in a dorm for โ‚ฌ21. You will be alone ๐Ÿ‘Š I say speak … we are both working on our English! ๐Ÿค“

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