Fifi’s French Adventure – Day 3 video

We’re quite enjoying putting these little videos together now. The Sunflower fields were stunning, but the sight of Fifi being loaded onto the back of a recovery truck is so sad. Hopefully you can also see why we love the view from the Hotel L’Esplanade as we push open the shutters….. It is Jaw-droppingly beautiful…

Fifi’s French Adventure Day 3…. Not quite as planned

So day 3 of our drive to Provence was due to take us down through The Charente and on into The Dordogne, where we had booked to stay the night at the Hotel De L’Esplanade in the stunning little bastide village of Domme. This was due to be a real trip down memory lane, as…

Fifi’s French Adventure Day 2 – Roscoff to The Sunflower fields

Rolling off the ferry at Roscoff yesterday morning was just lovely, it may have been a grey and slightly damp morning, but the roof was open and we were back in France and the adventure really was underway. We started by driving to Morlaix along The Corniche from Carantec, a road we knew well after…

Vincent Van Gogh – Les Carrières de Lumières.

It’s always good to finally tick something off the list of things you have wanted to do for a while – last year it was finally getting to see the Fête du Citron (now to be an annual event for us) and yesterday I got round to seeing the immersive multimedia show in the Carrières…

Beyond the Veloroute – cycle #6 from Sade to Saignon

In a little over a week’s time my hubby & boys will set off from our home on Dartmoor to cycle through France, hopefully arriving safe and well after about 18 days in Sete. They’ll be cycling just over 1500km in that time, not quite the Tour de France, but a big ride whichever way…