01 August 2019:

Stage 41: Thairé (17) ----> Ballon (17), about 5 kilometers of journey.

Small step for us this morning, back on Ballon, on private land this time, at least no problem with the town hall.

We are located right next to the "Rouge Gorge", a vegetable farm where Sébastien worked a few years ago. Thanks to Catherine for having found this little land 💗

Friday morning Sébastien gave his time on the farm (obviously voluntarily) for his greatest pleasure, some harvests for sale at the farm and the Saturday market. The nostalgia to work the land ...

In the evening, a little trip to Le Local, a small coop & associative bar in the village for a drink with local friends.

Saturday evening, shared meal at the Local with a traveling theater group that travels by bike, we were there. Very nice friendly evening with talented actors! Kalyan even participated on his own, it gave him a lot more, and so did we.

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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04 August 2019:

Stage 42: Ballon (17) ---- >>> Péré, commune of Saint Pierre la Noue (17), about 17 kilometers of journey.

We postponed the departure a few hours to be able to have a coffee with Catherine & Joël, a pleasant moment before departure.

A long stage, it had been a long time, and the mares have not lost touch, always so pleasant on the road.

The arrival was pleasant for us, and Alizée & Arcane we have grass, happiness for them.

We had a warm welcome from the elected officials of the town, thank you especially to Gilbert for his time and generosity!

We share with you this beautiful poem that he left us in the Forum.

"Un Matin la Roulotte

That morning, near the trailer, I heard his rooster crowing,

The Husky with beautiful clear eyes, his impatience he signified.

The groom man, rasp in hand, the trimming of the hoof performed,

The Helping Woman, the preparatory care to the bare feet she applied.

The superb comtoises, the past collar, the croupier put on, the fitted halter,

Took place, each side of the tiller in a harmonious complicity.

From supple leather to shiny metal, the harness is guaranteed,

To start with precision and sure movements, the hitch.

It remained to be judiciously placed, the reins for the wheel,

The Coachman, once seated, leather in hand, will guide the mares.

Two sleeping blond cherubs didn't seem disturbed,

But to the rhythm of the hoof, in their bed will let themselves be rocked.

A little voice, the bridles slightly activated, listening to this:

Slowly, the set left the field, then took to the road.

Exceptional project of a young couple with children,

For another life, where, the clock strikes in the footsteps of the mares.

The main tool is nature, the only method is love,

Despite different greetings, their altruism will always dominate.

The house that moves, the towns following one another for routes,

In my very calm village, had stopped a few days .......

August 2019 Gilbert de Péré "

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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07 August 2019:

Stage 43: Péré, commune of Saint Pierre la Noue (17) ---- >> Vandré, commune of La Devise (17), approximately 7 kilometers of journey.

A departure from Péré with Gilbert who wanted to take some pictures and say goodbye.

A small stage that went well, a little chaotic on arrival, the famous: "it works or not?" Let's say it goes halfway, we did a little maneuver without the mares, pushing a little, nothing too bad.

We are at a picnic area in front of the stadium, well installed with fresh green grass for Alizée & Arcane.

Another warm welcome from the town, and particularly from the mayor (Pascal Tardy), who even offered us a nice basket of his garden vegetables.

We notice that by moving away from the coast, we are better received. We even had a small article on the town's website ( HERE ).

Note of August 09, 2019:

We were able to take advantage of the municipal swimming pool as well as the games for the happiness of the children.

Mr Tardy even gave Sébastien a personalized tour of the church and its steeple, a real pleasure and a great moment of sharing. On the historic building built in the 12th century (see before) we can clearly see several modifications over the ages, at least three! Always so interesting to see the changes made during the Inquisition and the loss of the value of Love to replace it with Suffering ... As well as the Ego of man and his thirst for power ...

Small evening broadcast for the evening with our usual film lessons as well as a broadcast of the film "La belle verte".

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 10, 2019:

Stage 44: Vandré, commune of La Devise (17) ------ >>> Tonnay-Boutonne (17), approximately 12 kilometers of journey.

Christine & Marco came to see us for the early departure, what a pleasure to be able to say "goodbye" to them! In any case, given the reception of the town hall, and its inhabitants, it is highly likely that we will return to the town of Vandré.

The road went well, a roller coaster that Alizée & Arcane managed perfectly.

We are not far from La Boutonne, with a well-stocked meadow for mares.

Note of August 12, 2019:

We hardly saw any inhabitants, preferring to turn around when approaching the trailer or not daring to approach on foot, and this despite the vacation rentals next door ...

It does not matter, we had a warm welcome from Mr. Marchand, deputy, and the town hall. We even got a voucher for shopping at the local Coop, without asking for anything, it's always nice.

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 13, 2019:

Stage 45: Tonnay-Boutonne (17) ------ >> Île de la Grenouillette, commune of Le Mung (17), about 12 kilometers away.

For the second time since the start, we stopped at a motorhome area (at Lac de Frace in Aigrefeuille for the last time). We are therefore installed on the banks of the Charente, on a small islet bordering Saint Savinien.

This is the right place for Kalyan, who turns four on the 14th of this month, with games for children, rides, a small boat on the lake ...

No problem with the town hall of Saint-Savinien, which is not necessarily the case with the municipality of Le Mung, to which our presence was not necessarily appreciated ...

We met a family of travelers who are installed on the camper van area, and the mayor has sent a mediator for two caravans with just a family who wants to spend a quiet vacation, but in France, being on the trip implies almost always discrimination ...

Cath, met at Lac de Frace, came to say hello with her motorhome, what a pleasure to share a moment with her!

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 15, 2019:

Stage 46: Île de la Grenouillette, commune of Le Mung (17) -----> Château de la Roche Courbon (17), about 10 kilometers of journey.

Cath had coffee with us before departure, just to enjoy the moment together until the end ...

A beautiful stage with very charming villages on our route! We are welcomed by the castle of La Roche Courbon, on the grounds of an old sheepfold close to the Castle itself. A visit is planned on Friday for our pleasure, a nice gift for Kalyan, and some photos for you!

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 17, 2019:

Stage 47: Château de la Roche Courbon (17) -----> Abbey of Trizay (17), approximately 20 kilometers of journey.

Nice long stage where we had to lengthen the route to avoid a 4-lane secondary road.

Happy to have arrived at a new abbey, well installed in the orchard.

Note of August 19:

It is a beautiful historical monument which is quite particular, the visit of the places being made we can make you a little return. The art of as much and contemporary art mixing together, a modernism with fairly surprising and captivating exhibitions of artists. A team that knows how to be very welcoming.

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 20, 2019:

Stage 48: Trizay Abbey (17) ---- >> Sainte-Gemme (17), approximately 15 kilometers of journey.

We are installed near the 11th century church with the agreement of the mayor, a magnificent place, welcoming villagers.

Superb meeting of Nathalie & Julien with their daughter Chloé, beautiful moments spent together! (additional photos with another point of view)

A very practical gift from Muguette & Marc, a hand crank washing machine, which will make our life easier ...

And other equally beautiful encounters, a village that will be remembered. We even had a mobile grocery store that was kind enough to stop at the trailer, very handy!

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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23 August 2019:

Stage 49: Sainte-Gemme (17) ------> Saujon (17), about 17 kilometers of journey.

Nice stage on country roads, less when arriving in Saujon ... Small problem when arriving a few meters from our drop-off point, a bridge limiting the height to 2.8m, so a U-turn and a small extension of two kilometers.

A very welcoming town, who placed us in a well grassed place very close to Thierry's (a member of Sébastien's family) without even doing it on purpose and who even brought us water for the mares.

We had a great time with Marie & Thierry, whom we carry in our hearts.

We met a beautiful family, a bassist Ch'ti, an attentive symphonist with whom we shared a meal in a good mood.

A town that we will keep fond memories of, with all these meetings, these moments of discussion, and the kind welcome .

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 27, 2019:

Stage 50: Saujon (17) -----> Pitauton (17), approximately 11 kilometers of journey.

A particular stage, the 50th, and we exceeded 500km, until the bearing of the left rear wheel gave way to us and the wheel came to a stop.

So very eventful and which shows us once again the true face of the Human.

More beautiful encounters, including a family in a trailer who inspired us for our choice and life project!

We will tell all this on a blog post soon, to be continued ...

Note: Article available HERE !

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 29, 2019:

Stage 51: Pitauton (17) --------> Cozes (17), about 3 kilometers of journey.

The trailer being repaired, we did a little test step to check that everything is ok, and it is! For more info see the blog article in question HERE !

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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August 30, 2019:

Stage 52: Cozes (17) ---------- >>> Les pins (17) about 12 kilometers of journey.

La familha rotlota came to stop with us to accompany us to their camp. The bike trailer folded up at the start of the trip, luckily we were able to load it into Cath's trailer with Karl's car. The trip went well and the arrival point super nice!

Note of September 05, 2019

The stay is going very well, full of great experiences & sharing, a blog article soon to tell you all about it.

Kalyan and Kaès came back from their mother's vacation in Sébastien, where everything went very well with happiness and joy!

💗 Love 💗

Have a nice day, we love you all, and this without exceptions!

We always offer entertainment at the trailer, do not hesitate to come and meet us!

PS: You can go see the photos , videos , the blog , there are regular additions, and it is you who keep the Forum alive , do not hesitate to feed it!  

🌹 The Moine family 🌹

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