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Fashion frenzy: France is de rigueur

When did France get so fashionable again? For years, the jet set were heading for the Far East. Then South America became the must-see destination. However, if you flick beyond the opening pages of any food or travel magazine, France continues to hold its own. 199 more words

Food And Wine

Aigues Mortes....Back to the Camargue.

Today (Thursday 16th) we returned to the aire at Agues Mortes ( N 43.565712 E 4.19593). We were here a few months ago en route to Arles. 421 more words

2013 Spring

Marseillan Plage

We are at Marseillan Plage, a little further east along the med from Narbonne. We are staying at Camping La Plage (N 43.309738 deg. E 3.546116 deg ) E . 482 more words

- France

Narbonne and the Canal de la Robine

There is a good cycle ride in to the centre of Narbonne alongside the Canal de la Robine. This is the link canal from the River Aude to the Canal du Midi (the canal linking the mediterranean to the Garonne river at Bordeaux and the Atlantic). 128 more words

- France

Escape to Paradise

It’s been almost a month since my last post and I have good reason! I just returned not too long ago from a lovely vacation to the Parc National des Cevennes in the South of France where I was able to breathe in fresh air, admire the beauty of nature, and spend time with some wonderful countryside French folk. 1,259 more words


A civilized red from the Languedoc

While this made a fine pairing for hanger steak with anchovy, garlic and parsley (recipe after the jump), I couldn’t stop thinking of Patricia Wells’ roasted guinea hen stuffed with finely chopped black olives, shallots, thyme, chicken liver and bacon (see… 505 more words

Tasting Notes

Narbonne...Camping La Nautique

We are at Camping La Nautique (N 43.147591 E 3.004611), a campsite on the shore of Lake Bages-Sigean. This is about 4 miles from Narbonne. The lake extends for about 10 miles through a national park to the Mediterranean; La Nautique used to be the port which served Narbonne. 241 more words

2014 Autumn