Tag Archives: Charente

Volunteers Explore Angoulême!

After all the volunteers had completed their long journey to Brossac and had spent the first night in their new home at La Giraudière, the group of international volunteers decided to explore Angoulême the provincial capital of the Charente department. … Continue reading

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Volunteers take in St Emilion

Saint Emilion Welcome Volunteers After lunch Wednesday, Paul surprised the volunteers at La Giraudiere with a trip to the famous town of Saint Emilion. The weather was fantastic and remains quite warm in the Charente region. We drove through the … Continue reading

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Sidney and Paul last day together at La Giraudiere

Sidney and Paul’s last day together. Today, Monday the 22nd February 2016, has been a very long day at La Giraudiere. Sidney had his breakfast at 7.00, much earlier than normal. After his breakfast he tried to make it to … Continue reading

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A Road Trip and a Fancy Dinner!

Today we had an early start and we split into two groups: Denise and Gabrielle went with Paul to Aubeterre to see a monolithic church.  It is the largest underground church in Europe and was carved in the 12th century.  … Continue reading

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