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Turbulent weather across Spain and France makes a dramatic drive back to Nimes. Blue sky entering France.
It’s official. We have completed the last step in the long term visa process and are free to stay in France until next summer. What a relief not to have to think about this anymore. This has been on my … Continue reading
Written May 13, 2012 A sunny Sunday morning in mid-May bopped down to Thuir to check out the Marché Gourmand de Printemps (The Spring Gourmand Market). We were hoping to pick-up a few things for Sunday dinner but discovered this … Continue reading
Snowcapped mountains, a fromagerie and a visit to a pretty mountain abbey make for a lovely afternoon on the trail. The only thing missing is the crusty bread and wine. Bring your own for a superb French picnic. This 14 … Continue reading
Collioure, a quaint colorful seaside town lies on the Mediterranean just 20 miles north of the Spanish border. A lovely place to stroll the streets of the old town, soak up some sun and indulge in the great seafood, especially … Continue reading
25 kilometer north of Ille-sur-Tet in the pretty wine valley of Agly discover a walking tour through the vineyards in and around Planèzes and Rasiguères (15 kilometers west of Estagel). According to my guidebook, grapes typically grown in this region include … Continue reading
Watching the rain come in over our little village.
Marveling at the picturesque village of Eus perched on a hilltop, one imagines that this town was specifically designed to afford every inhabitant a view of the highest peak in the eastern Pyrenees, Canigou, just across the valley. As the … Continue reading