Tag Archives: Pyrenees

Cadaques: Taking the Not-So-Straight and Narrow

In the prior entry, I wrote about our trip to the Dali Museum in Figueres. Wanting to spend the night in someplace a bit more scenic, we booked a room at a hotel in Cadaques, a mere 45 minutes away, … Continue reading

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Chateau Lareole

Two Sundays ago was Fete des Meres – Mothers Day – here in FR and, for once this ‘spring,’ the weather was great. That called for a drive. My back was/is still bothering me, so a long drive was out … Continue reading

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Sunflowers

Last Saturday night, the lovely missus was in the mood to eat out. So we headed to the Ferme de l’Houme, the site of our first restaurant meal in FR way back when. As we took the short 10-minute drive … Continue reading

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May Day! It’s the Sun! What Do We Do?!

May 1 –┬áMay Day – and the lovely missus has the day off. For the first time in three weeks, the sun is shining. Road trip! I had read an article in the paper, LaDepeche, about how two towns – … Continue reading

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Mirepoix: Truly One of the Plus Beau Villages of France

As I wrote in the prior entry, we like going to various Plus Beaux Villages of France. The last one we visited was Sarrant, which is cute and quaint but…frankly, it needs a little spring cleaning. With another gorgeous set … Continue reading

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