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Europe’s largest sand dune

The Dune Du Pilat wasn’t really on our radar until a friend mentioned it when we were in Bordeaux.  He told us we should definitely check it out – said it was pretty impressive.

I’m glad we did and as far as a large pile of sand goes it is very impressive, I’ll give you that.

The weather was wild when we arrived – it was pouring with rain which was coming at us from every angle and the wind was just crazy.  Add sand to the mix and trying to clamber up Europe’s largest sand dune wasn’t exactly easy.  Continue reading Europe’s largest sand dune