Monthly Archives: July 2016

Wine, food and other things

Well Beaune is another quite beautiful spot. We had a lovely walk around the village and dinner at La Grilladine  in the centre of the city. My first experience of escargot, which was very tasty although saltier than my palate is used … Continue reading

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Beaune you are beautiful

Just arrived at our chateau just outside Beaune (pronounced ‘bon’).  A beautiful respite here at the Chateau de Challanges  once again, but up several notches from our previous accommodation. Big kudos to the other half who found this oasis online.  Here are a couple of photos … Continue reading

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Of wine and food

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Today was one to test the tastebuds. We visited the markets in Les Halles Avignon, which while impressive were by no means comparable to the markets of Barcelona which we visited last year (posts still to be updated!).  We then … Continue reading

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Avignon at its finest

We were the total tourist today. Le Pont at Avignon and the the Pont de Gard made up our day of touring this delightful area of Provence.  Thrilled with our photos on this very hot day – 35+. Enjoy.

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