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Update mid march 2018

We are in full preparation for the summer. With our neighbor Stéphane we sawed down some trees in the garden, until his chainsaw broke. Many well-known French colorful expressions followed however, those who will not be repeated here. Then, thanks to our...

Update end of february 2018

We were quite busy this week with the preparations for the new season. For example, Martine has received new (tropical) plants for the garden by post including salvias, calendulas, rudbeckias and fuchias. Hemko has made a new website for friends with a...

Update mid february 2018

We have just returned from a wonderful holiday in Sardinia. The picture is from our holiday home with sea view. We came home to all kinds of surprises. We flew from Paris and ended up in a lot of snow. In our Vendée with a mild sea climate of course no...

Update January 2018

The first few days of January are always pleasantly busy at Au Passage du Gois with our French guests. This time they had quite a spectacle with the fallen over windmill (62m), 4 kilometers away from us. The last few weeks we were busy DIY-ing; tiling,...

We could be a tourist in our own Vendée

Last weekend we had wonderful weather in the Vendée. We could be a tourist in our own area, because we had friends over from the Netherlands. So we have done the following: Nantes (terrace, visit museum) Check Noirmoutier (beach walk) Check Pornic (market, terrace,...

Our favorite walk on the island of Noirmoutier

Our favorite walk on the island of Noirmoutier Over here autumn has begun as well; today was no warmer than 15C, but still some nice sunshine. A good opportunity to do our favorite walk on the island of Noirmoutier. Which is a good place to make beautiful pictures....

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 2017 IN FRANCE

School holidays 2017 in France Last week during the school holidays in the Netherlands our family visited us. The age ranged from just 2 to almost 80. It was gorgeous weather, so we did a lot of fun things. The theme of the week was elephant. We have been twice with...

Successful week at Au Passage du Gois

Successful week at Au Passage du Gois Friends of ours who have also started this year cottages and B&B 300 km south of us came to our place this week. If you want to know more about them, check out their website www.lepetitchenac.com . We helped them to make this...

Beautiful weather in October 2017

Update October 2017 at Au Passage du Gois Hola, after the high season we took a little break and we have just returned from Madrid. In the 5 days we stayed there, a girlfriend looked after our little paradise in France. She is a fanatic photographer. (want to follow...

Update Au Passage du Gois August 2017

 Update Au Passage du Gois August 2017 The summer holidays are almost over, but it is still busy over here. Here are some pictures of the past few weeks. We have been fishing with our guests several times in various ways and caught all sort of things. Prawns, rye,...

UPDATE LAST WEEK OF JULY 2017 AT AU PASSAGE DU GOIS

Update end of july 2017 at Au Passage du Gois Over the last few weeks we had a lot of returning guests (last week 3 and now 2 families). Of course we are very happy about that. See the pictures of the notes that we received. We made a few very pleasant trips with our...

UPDATE 2nd WEEK OF JULY 2017 AT AU PASSAGE DU GOIS

A small update from France. We have done many fun things with our guests last week. For the first time this year, we had made an attempt to shrimp fishing, but as the experts know, it is always difficult with western wind. However, everybody liked it and we all caught...

THIS WEEK (1st WEEK OF JULI 2017) AT AU PASSAGE DU GOIS

This week at Au Passage du Gois We have had a very nice and enjoyable week. Summer is in full swing here. Our garden is in bloom and attracts a large variety of butterflies. Among other things the Old World swallowtail and the Hummingbird hawk-moth. Also good news on...

BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY IN THE VENDÉE

BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY IN THE VENDÉE We have found a moment today to enjoy our lovely region. We started at a flea market (looking for authentic beer glasses), next to the annual kite festival in Notre Dame de Monts and then to the island of Noirmoutier, to check out a...

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