Category Archives: Places

Holiday plan 2020

One or two things are booked already but most of the plan is simply a plan at this stage. I shall obviously not dilvuge for safety reasons when each trip is planned. So here are in no particular order our … Continue reading

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Souvenir

Summer in Calpe (Spain). This photo brings back a few memories of 17 years ago in July 2002. I just realised I still wear that shirt. It must be good quality.

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Autumn shopping

On the way back from Toulouse airport yesterday we stopped at the Outlet Shops Village in Nailloux. It is located off the motorway and hardly a detour for us. We probably hit the place a couple of times a year. … Continue reading

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Rugby really?

A group of UK friends, all rugby mad, have been spending the past few weeks in a rented accomodation in Collioures by the seaside. They decided to take the opportunity andcome here to Carcassonne for a couple of days. I … Continue reading

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Nougat country, here we come.

When I was a kid and before the motorways existed, the only way to get from Paris to the South of France was via the National Roads and the well known and dreaded N7. What an experience that was. I … Continue reading

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Toodle pip September

At the time of writing the temperature outside is in the high 20s centigrade, it is noticeably cooler at night which allows for better sleep. Autumn arrived on time during the last third of the month of September but by … Continue reading

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Bucket list

One of my ambitions is to visit as many as possible French territories or colonies past and present. It is as good a way to travel completely round the world. I have been to: Berlin / French quarter – Canada / Quebec – Guadeloupe … Continue reading

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