Category Archives: Places

Another cancellation

La Bande chez les Bretons Yearly reunion After our reunion last year in Montélimar, J&P kindly offered to host this year‘s event in Brittany where they recently moved to. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we had to cancel the whole event … Continue reading

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Les fripouilles en vadrouille (II)

Biarritz The rascals Last year we met in La Rochelle. We decided there and then that it could be a yearly event. We decided on Biarritz in the South West of the country. Two out of the three do not … Continue reading

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Last time?

From one day to the next everything changes. It is not official, but summer has ended. The tourists are jamming the roads on their way back home and to start work in 2 days time. This leaves the beaches to … Continue reading

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A day at the beach

This has been a regular more or less weekly feature this summer. Spend a day at the beach mid-week. The coast being no more than an hour away, it is a real treat. We have been choosing the beaches according … Continue reading

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Another day at the beach

It is becoming a habit this summer and a minimum of one weekly day trip to one of our great beaches. Yesterday was no exception and we went back to “Biquet Plage” which has the additional plus of having an … Continue reading

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Beach time

We are indeed lucky to live where we are. Only an hour or so away from the ski slopes in the winter and an hour away from the long and large sunny beaches of the Côte Vermeille (Golf du Lion) … Continue reading

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Trip to the seaside

As planned and decided yesterday, we went to Port Leucate today for a bit of exercise walking along on the beach. It takes no time at all to get there especially with the lack of traffic. A few miles before … Continue reading

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La Bastide d’Estienne

If you want to spend some time in one of the best spot on this world and next to the sea, my friends Christine & Renaud let out this charming holiday cottage. For more information go to https://lahonde-conseil.com/bastide/index.html I can … Continue reading

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Escapade to Montpellier

Went to Montpellier earlier this week. It was about time I visited the town which is only an hour and a half away. An excellent motorway and ring road layout has always meant I could avoid the town when travelling … Continue reading

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