Category Archives: Hikes

Hike – Ancienne carrière de marbre

That was the plan Brilliant day for it, the sun was shining, no wind, pleasantly mild. The drive to the starting point in Caunes Minervois is only 18km through nice country side. It started OK, when reaching point 2 I … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s walk

We had a beautiful sunny day yesterday here in south west France and we therefore decided to drive to the coast with our visitors and go for one of our favorite walk through the Plateau de Leucate. We also decided … Continue reading

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Nice day out

We decided to go to the coast and walk up to the Plateau de Leucate for a picnic lunch overlooking the sea. A good way to exercise my brother’s 2 dogs. After having parked the cars in the village, we … Continue reading

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Walk near Villemoustaussou

Had a pleasant enough walk despite a lot of wind. As said, it is pleasant but there was too much to be done on the actual roads. There are some spectacular views of the Pyrenees and a few beautiful houses, … Continue reading

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Hike – Sentier des Capitelles

We returned to Conques sur Orbiel yesterday which is within the 10km radius permitted limit during this 3rd confinement phase. We decided to do the blue circuit followed by the green circuit both of which I must say I extremely … Continue reading

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Walk – Plateau de Leucate (II)

Very pleasant walk today in an area we have been to before. This time however we started from the very village of Leucate. and made our way up to the Plateau de Leucate. It is not a hard walk even … Continue reading

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Walk Sentier Sculpturel

Despite an extremely strong wind, “un vent à décorner les boeufs” as we say in French “which literally translated means “a wind to knock off the horns of oxes” or simply a wind that will blow you away, we went … Continue reading

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