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It's Been A While

The lack of wifi down the Pacific coast in the US when sleeping in a car and the recovering from a long flight as well as a 700 mile drive down to the south of France all equals to good excuses as to why I’ve not updated you guys on what we’ve been up to, doesn’t it?   102 more words

Nature

Languedoc | Nîmes

After spending the morning at Pont du Gard, I had some extra time before my train back to Paris. I stopped by Nîmes to wander the tree-lined streets and see the sights: fountains, gardens, and more Roman ruins (Arènes de Nîmes, Maison Carrée).

Travel

SuperValu French Whites [Make Mine a Double #20]

Here are a couple of lovely French whites from the excellent 2015 vintage, both fairly moderate in alcohol at 12.5% but very different in style: 455 more words

Make Mine A Double

Languedoc | Pont du Gard

When I was planning my mini trip to Avignon, I spent some time researching interesting sights nearby. Lately I have been making a point to see some UNESCO world heritage sites whenever I go someplace new. 197 more words

Travel

Middle Age Spread

The medieval fête at the Camping de Moulin de Sainte Anne capped off with a dinner, as fêtes in France tend to do.

The tables were laid with pottery, slate slabs, knives and wooden spoons. 505 more words

Graces

France’s Winemakers – An Artisan's Hand (part 1)

The mechanisation of viticulture and winemaking has allowed producers to craft wine on a grand scale to serve a thirsty world market. While as consumers we embrace these developments and the choice it provides, sometimes it’s a little more interesting to drink something that holds a special place in a winemaker’s heart, and is a little harder to find. 895 more words

Wine