1306, 2017

Lovely Lyon

June 13th, 2017|0 Comments

We visited last week to attend the Coldplay concert which conveniently fell on my birthday. We have spent a day here some years ago and like many have driven round the city when heading South or visa versa. Time was again too short but sufficient to give us an appetite to return. 

There are many paths […]

2905, 2017

Gorge de Nesque

May 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Whether you wish to drive round or cycle the Gorge de Nesque traces the south facing slope of Mont Ventoux. It is quite spectacular with a diverse land scape of forest & rocks with stunning views.

I cycled from home taking the D943 in the direction of Sault. 

This road steadily rises from 375 metres in Saint […]

505, 2017

Posh Gordes

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Gordes is a quintessential Provençale perched village, just 20 minutes along the valley. One could argue it’s biggest attribute is the view from the viewpoint over the valley. 

But take a stroll around the back streets and there are some gorgeous houses and buildings with immense history and character. Market day is Tuesday. It was featured […]

305, 2017

Changing skylines 

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

We’ve had temperatures in the 20’s and thought summer had come early, we’ve had a bitterly cold mistral wind with cristal clear skies, and we’ve had rain & thunderstorms with amazing skies and rainbows ! And it’s only May. 

2304, 2017

Something different

April 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

In Les Baux de Provence, a perched village with dominant chateau at the top you will also find the Carrières de Lumières which opens each year in March running through to the following January. It’s a vast quarry, 15 degrees year round so take a jumper, with a 30 minute show of art complimented by […]

1604, 2017

Spring in the Luberon 

April 16th, 2017|0 Comments

One of our favourite seasons, clear skies, not too hot, perfect to walk and enjoy the beauty of the countryside taking in these gorgeous flowers and colors.