Category: France

Cooling Down and Moving Up

17/09/18 – 18/09/18 After looking at the weather forecast, where numbers in the thirties were far too prevalent, we decided that we had to get to a higher altitude as… Read more »

Operation Dynamo

18/06/18 – 19/06/18 We rumbled along the smaller N and D roads of France towards the coast, passing by many signposts pointing to First and Second World War memorials. It… Read more »

A Cycle Round Lake Annecy

15/06/18 Lake Annecy is a justifiably popular tourist destination, a beautiful glacial lake surrounded by mountains and cliffs in the Haute-Savoie region of France. I have to admit to being… Read more »

Avoiding the Riviera

24/01/18 From the Verdon Gorge we had decided that our route to Italy would be along the coast rather than through the mountains. This might have been the wrong decision…. Read more »

A Tale of Two Towns

21/01/18 – 22/01/18 Normally our travel schedule is built around things that we want to see or do, but after Chateau Peyrepertuse we didn’t really know what to do next…. Read more »

Lakes and the Silver Coast

26/10/17-27/10/17 As we drove south of Archachon the landscape became an unending monotony of pine forests on sandy soil. This huge forest was man made, turning sandy heath into serried ranks of resin… Read more »