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…

Temple-sur Lot – but only if you speak French

Temple-sur-Lot:Aquitaine France July 2018 Yesterday I had seen so many fields of sunflowers but all pointing in the wrong direction. Ok so maybe we were just on the wrong side of them but needless to say, I was pretty unsatisfied about the pics I took.  I really shouldn’t of worried because as we left my…

Larressingle,Montréal, Fourcés our tour of the “ Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” and Condom…oui!

    Leaving Saint-Bertrand we headed north. Again the Tom-Tom took us along windy roads and though absolutely breathtaking village squares all decked out with flowers baskets to die for! At one Pont we travelled along a road with forests all alongside us. The green ferny foliage is definitely inspiring me for my next ceramic…

Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges, and the lowdown on French Toilets…..

We drove to St Bertrand-des-Comminges. Its one of the “ Les Plus Beaux Villages de France”the most beautiful villages in France. It has a lot of history as well so we thought it a good choice. We travelled through the valley, seeing cascading waterfalls and the river rushing along beside us. It was so green!  …

The Tour de France in Saint-Lary-Soulan as well Good Food and Goats

Saint-Lary-Soulan : France : July 2018 Driving into France we are greeted with goats...yes tons of goats just ambling on the road. Everyone has to brake and wait for them to walk across the road. Welcome to France!  It’s a quiet but windy road down the other side of the tunnel and we make our…

Camping in Boltaña is full of Fun, Football, Food and the Kitchen Sink

Boltaña : Sobrarbe Region ; July 2018 We left Arguedas pretty snappily the next morning. Well early for Spain 10am!  Along the way, we stopped off for a coffee and a bocadillo. What a sandwich! Filled with yummy pork and so delicious. We added a muffin, the house speciality made with almonds and chocolate. A…