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La Giraudière Takes a Hit from Violent Storm in Brossac

La Giraudière Takes a Hit from Violent Storm in Brossac On Wednesday evening, a whirlwind of destruction blew into La Giraudière as a violent storm hit Brossac and the whole of southwest France. Furious winds at a speed of 160km/hr blew … Continue reading

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Volunteers Wave Goodbye to Life in the French Countryside

Volunteers Wave Goodbye to Life in the French Countryside In addition to the new volunteers we have just welcomed, we have also sadly had to bid farewell to some valuable members of our team at La Giraudière who left the … Continue reading

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A New Month Volunteering in France at La Giraudière

A New Month Volunteering in France at La Giraudière With summer rolling into July, La Giraudière is bustling with activity as usual. We also welcomed three new volunteers here in France, so there are some new faces around. Anne and … Continue reading

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La Giraudière Volunteer Night Out at Fète De Musique Barbezieux

La Giraudière Volunteer Night Out at Fète De Musique Barbezieux After a fabulous dinner at the local restaurant Le Samtho at Place de l’Eglise in the village of Brossac Saturday evening, six volunteers headed out for a night on the town … Continue reading

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A Day in La Rochelle

This past weekend we, the volunteers took a day trip in La Rochelle. This beautiful city is right next to the atlantic ocean and the sun was kind enough to stay shining all day as we explored all the gems La Rochelle … Continue reading

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