Category Archives: Places

Day out

The plan was to drive to the coast, now that it is allowed again, and go for a walk on and around the “Plateau de Leucate” which we particularly like and have a picnic watching the sea from the top … Continue reading

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Great Lakes

I always have had a certain attraction to Chicago for many reasons. One of them is the fact that the town is on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. Here follows a few interesting facts about the Great lakes

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Progress on Carnot II

They are now working on side number 3 on the square. I had to go to the chemist earlier and it is quite an obstacle course to get to it. No chance of going to the bank though. On the … Continue reading

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Progress on Carnot

Here follows a few photos taken this afternoon Place Carnot (Carcassonne). I would estimate the work is 75% complete. One has now a very good impression of what it will look like when the renovation is finished. 🚧 🚧 🚧

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Typical Shanghai

Typical of Shanghai. This photo was taken on my little street, which I admit was full of restaurants. All sorts of super cars were parked everyday. Most of the owners were under 30 (possibly under 25, hard to tell with … Continue reading

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Short break

Day 1 Lovely 400 km drive earlier today. Motorways were practically empty. A real shame, but it was pointless to stop in Marseille for lunch since all restaurants are closed. Made it to Cavalaire early afternoon. The February sun was … Continue reading

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Hiking

It is quite difficult to plan when there is 1 km radius limit imposed on you due to the current virus crisis and ensuing confinement rules. That does not stop planning routes for when better times will be available again. … Continue reading

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Today’s walk (II)

Boucle de la Vigie à la Chapelle des Auzils Just in time, before the 2nd confinement, we tried another walk. This time we had to drive to Gruissan and the “Massif de La Clape”. The walk is not difficult, there … Continue reading

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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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