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Which town?

Are you looking for the perfect place to spend your days in peace? Good weather and quality services to find serenity? Discover the top 20 cities to spend your retirement in France. Carcassonne in 2nd place A haven of peace … Continue reading

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BYRRH

We took the opportunity of being in the area to visit the Byrrh Caves in Thuir. Byrrh is an aromatised wine apéritif made of red wine, mistelle and quinine. Created in 1866 and a trademark since 1873, it was popular as a … Continue reading

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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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Ortaffa

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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