Connie’s Birthday – Final Stage of France

Day 24 (June 6th) Woke up in Gihoc (valley of the damned) , still in the mindset of staying another night so that we can actually spend a full day somewhere and go for a walk, soak up the atmosphere and relax‚Ķ.. the driving has really worn us out. Concentrating on maps and making decisions … Continue reading

Looking for Nirvana – Stage 2

Day 21 A big thing about this region, and a lot of country France, is to find the local farms, sometimes they also have accommodation, and they serve the local produce that they grow. Eg: the B&B we stayed at in St- Ettiene de Gorgas served asparagus tart, meat and fig (we could not understand … Continue reading

The drive begins – stage 1

Day 18 We left San Sebastian on a cold and wet day to travel over the border into France by bus. Biarritz was a fancy coastal town but bad weather (and a taxi) drove us straight to the airport to pick up our little Golf diesel hire car. Well after a quick French omelette that … Continue reading

Bonjour from France

Sorry, not much time to add to the blog as we drive across France. Alive and well in a little town called Villefort tonight. We have until tuesday to get to our jump off point in Chambery. More information about our adventure to follow…….. Also having a technical issue with labelling photos. Hope all is … Continue reading

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