En route to Bilbao….well Spain, France & Spain first!(and the most expensive parking space ever!)

Logroño:La Rioja:Spain July 2018 We left Logroño en route to San Sebastián ( Irun) but we decided to go back to Puente La Reina and have lunch first. Also have a look at what property is available. Hmmmm are you seeing a theme? We are thinking that this might be a nice place to buy…

Roncesvalles to Pamplona, a Shirt, a Mani & lots of Good Food…

Roncesvalles:France:July 2018 We were up early (well sort of) and packed and ready to go. Last stop before we leave France is a Carrefour. Last chance for Chris to buy anything French. Yes yes I know you can buy French things anywhere but not the French selection you can get in France....duh! I was in…

The Journey from Martel to the Sea at Guéthary, exploring Basque Country..

Martell:Guéthary;St Pée-sur-Nirvelle : France July 2018 We decided in the morning it was time to move on and explore another region. I mean these pretty villages in Corrèze are beautiful but we need new pastures. We decide to head to the coast and the Aquitaine region.  Of course no highway for us we take the…

Meyssac, Collonges-La-Rouge, Turenne – no Meyssac, Merci – we discover more pretty Villages

Collonges-La-Rouge, Meyssac Leaving Argentat without a real plan…we thought we might stop in at Collonges-la-Rouge and see what all the fuss is about. Chris had FOMO as we had driven past on our way to Argentat as there were tons of people walking along the road towards this village. It wasn’t far so we trundled…

Football World Cup in France! – Singing La Marseillaise…

Argentat: Corrèzes : France July 2018   It’s the next day and another beautiful village is on our itinerary. I mean you might get bored, we didn’t!  It’s not far to Argentat and we found the municipal camp site. It’s lovely and the lady is so excited we are from Afrique du Sud and even…

It’s Fête National – Vive la France! ( and the eclairs…)

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne : Corrèze: France July 2018 So why the Corrèze region you asked? Well, you didn’t but I’m telling you. Chris had read up about this fairly unknown part of France being very pretty and also known for its distinctive gastronomy. The walnuts and nut oils, the milk-fed veal , the Limousin apples and then…