Oradour-sur-Glane, La Rochelle and Nantes, France. – Europe Road Trip

La Rochelle, France - Graffiti - Mainland Europe Road Trip Route

Day 82 – Oradour-sur-Glane This has to be one of the most surreal places. On the 10th of June 1944, Nazi soldiers surrounded the town, ordering all of the women and children in the church and all of the men into 6 different barns and garages. They shot all the men in the legs, doused […]

Caumont-sur-Garonne and Bordeaux, France. – Europe Road Trip

Day 80 – Caumont-sur-Garonne We left Carcassone and headed towards Valence. We’ve been amazed by the amount of grape vines growing in this area. Practically the entire journey is full of vines as far as you can see. When we arrived in the little town we realised that it was about to hold a festival. […]

Driving into France, Castellane and Gorge du Verdon, France. – Europe Road Trip

Day 73 – Driving into France With two and half weeks to go we thought we’d better see some of France. There weren’t many free places to stop along the south of France so we decided to head towards the National Park in Verdon and spend the day driving the scenic route! This involved the autostrada through […]

San Marino and Florence, Italy. – Europe Road Trip

Day 67 – San Marino After ringing the insurance company and checking that we were definitely covered in San Marino we headed up the hill. Jack’s parents had been here so we’d heard a lot about it. After parking up at the middle of the hill another British couple in a van approached us and […]