Category Archives: Places

A few days away

We were invited to a party in Six Fours les Plages in the Var departement and decided to take a few days off from the daily routine. Day 1 The destination Marseille which is only a 3 hours drive away. … Continue reading

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Vallon des Auffes

I shall be in Marseille in a couple of weeks or so, something to seriously look forward to. I have already reserved a lunch „Chez Pierrot“ au Vallon des Auffes. Something to look forward to.

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Another beach day

Got to make the most of it Leucate Plage Most important however is the forthcoming lunch. Which turned out to be excellent. Followed by the obligatory nap facing Spain Am already booked here again in a couple of days

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A mere 130km from home and not too far from the border with Spain lies the little Catalan village of Ortaffa. This is where my dear cousin Dominique moved to a couple of weeks ago. An ideal opportunity for us … Continue reading

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Côte d’Azur

Took a few days off to go to Cavalaire sur Mer which is like a second home to me. The place has changed a lot over the years and I guess I was there for the first time in the … Continue reading

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Back from the friend’s reunion

Just spent almost 3 days in the Pezenas area for this year’s reunion of the 1968 gang of friends. I shall make a full report whenI have more time and received more photos. However, needless to say that a good … Continue reading

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Tall ships

This is the time of year again. After a Covid related two years break, the “Escale à Sète” started 2 days ago and I was there sharp and early.  One of the giant ships and namely the 🇷🇺 Russian “Shtandard” … Continue reading

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Irish holidays

Just came back from a few days in Ireland I am working on the posts below. It will take me a few days to complete them. Day 1 Fly to Dublin ☞ ☘️ Day 2 Dublin to Limerick ☞ ☘️ … Continue reading

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Irish adventures VII

DRAFT Driving back to Dublin today. The plan is to get there in time for lunch. There is still plenty of exploring to do. I also want to enjoy a few more pints of Guinness since I shall not be … Continue reading

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Irish adventures VI

DRAFT Very good night in Cork, at last a comfy bed. The plan today is to go in the morning to Blarney castle just outside town followed by a visit to the seaside town of Cobh and indeed it is … Continue reading

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