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Exploring by bike and finding a beach

Having invested in a new bike rack to bring all our bikes to France. we decide that we must ‘get on our bikes’ and explore the French countryside. ¬†With the skies overcast, the day looks perfect for us to set off and having bought a map with cycle routes mapped out, we head to the village of Colombier just north of Usseau, to start our ‘facile’ ride of 17.8km. Continue reading Exploring by bike and finding a beach

Walking in the Desert – November 2011

So, November arrives and the weather is consistently quite fabulous – the ridiculously high humidity has disappeared and so too have the temperatures in the 40s. Suddenly people are outside walking, talking, playing. Air conditioning is turned off and doors and windows are left open. We can now sit outside at night with a glass of wine without our glasses dripping with condensation within seconds. The atmosphere of the place has changed – people are more relaxed. Continue reading Walking in the Desert – November 2011