Tag Archives: French countryside

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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Fun La Giraudière-themed French Activities!

La Giraudière-themed French Activities For today’s blog, we have some fun French activities for a change! Francophiles will have fun with this – some of the activities are La Giraudière-themed! Part 1 – Crossword Didn’t get some of the answers? No worries, … Continue reading

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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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Sporting activities for volunteers in France – Tennis Club Brossac

Sporting activities for volunteers in France On Tuesday of this week, two of the volunteers, Colin from Australia and Rhona from Scotland joined some of the villagers at the local tennis club in Brossac village. We cycled from La Giraudière … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Celebrations at Lake Brossac

Bastille Day Celebrations at Lake Brossac After all the clean up activities in the morning, the volunteers and interns were excited when the celebrations were about to commence at Lake Brossac. Le Committee du Fete had done a marvellous job … Continue reading

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