Category Archives: Places

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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My garden

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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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Getaway

Booked a night in Montpellier for next week. I do not know the town at all. I always seem to drive through on the express way. It is about time I stopped there and discover. It is the second largest … Continue reading

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We are lucky

Gruissan this morning     Would would think that this place is only a mere 50 minutes away from home? We are lucky to live in this part of France where mountains and the  mediterranean sea meet. One could think … Continue reading

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Les fripouilles en vadrouille (II)

(The scoundrels are out on the streets again) This time we decided to meet in Paris. The occasion: Retromobile Classic Car show. We were to meet on Friday at 10am at the exhibition itself located Porte de Versailles. It meant … Continue reading

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Souvenir 2007

Friends “La Bande” yearly reunion near Grenoble at Odile & Sem’s house. I drove down from Hannover on a very sunny day at full speed on the German Autobahn. I crossed Switzerland with the top down and the scenery was … Continue reading

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