Vents Violentes, The Beautiful Village & The Eternal Hill – Vézelay to Les Abrets, Isère, France

A wet morning gave way to a better afternoon – and the opportunity to explore the medieval streets of Vézelay, ‘one of the most beautiful villages in France.’

Wine & Wonder on a Wet Thursday – Noyers-sur-Serein, Bourgogne, France

Torrential rain thundered on the roof of the caravan and we were surrounded by wet laundry. It was supposed to be sunny! Nevertheless, our view across the rolling hills of Bourgogne was shrouded with mist and we felt surprisingly relaxed; comfy, cosy and snuggled up with a coffee and four warm, sleepy puppies. The internetContinue reading “Wine & Wonder on a Wet Thursday – Noyers-sur-Serein, Bourgogne, France”

The Magic of Morvan; Jargeau to Vézelay, Bourgogne, France

“You’re a sweetie. You’re my gorgeous girl. I love you soooo much!” crooned Mark.  “What would you like me to do?” the satnav’s harsh, electronic monotone scythed across the tender moment. “Shut up. I’m talking to Lani!”  Strangely, that was the last that we heard from the satnav’s unpredictable voice-activation. As a result, we missedContinue reading “The Magic of Morvan; Jargeau to Vézelay, Bourgogne, France”

Hints on Heating, Heroines and Horses – Radon to Jargeau, France

A Drive through Le Perche towards Orléans I was gagging for a cuppa! I’d used my last tea bag and my supplies were all buried somewhere within Big Blue. Mark had laid down the law; no foraging until the bikes came off the back of the van. Since we were making a succession of brief,Continue reading “Hints on Heating, Heroines and Horses – Radon to Jargeau, France”