France to Ainsa in Spain

09/11/18 – Today we head for the Pyrenees and Espania, yes our second home. But first things first as its our last day in France, yes must get some cakes Passed all the empty ski resorts waiting for the snow and customers and glad to have a good day to travel, check the Aragnouet to Bielsa…

Mont-de-Marrast – Sauvignon

08/11/18 – Lovely little French town of Mont-de-Marrast only stayed the night, oh and bought cakes, then set off again in the morning for the Spanish boarder.   We both breathed in pretty hard going over and through this bridge !   09/11/18 – Souvignon what an interesting and pretty town.   there were pictures…

Saint Mathieu and La Chapelle-Montmoreau

04/11/18 – Arrive late at our resting place Saint Mathieu a lovely spot right by a large lake and walks. Up next morning ready for a swim and jog…..yeh right, but oh no where is the lake (see the white spot opposite the lake that’s our van) I see the no swimming sign, so that…

St Maure-de-Tourane, Lathus Saint Rémy & Bellac

01/11/2018 – Sometimes there are just campsites that you just have to come back to and this is one of them, Aire du Bois Chaudron, 4 euros a night, all the amenities, which are extra but very reasonable, is one of those, so we stop for two nights. Right next the a small forest, a…

France and it can only mean one thing ……….CAKES !!!

29/10/18 – A late ish train on Monday 8.30pm which turned into 7.10pm for us Yey result and as we know where we are parking for the night it’s a quick half hour drive to Gravelines, it’s a lovely place but every time we go there, it’s raining and blowing a hooley, tonight is no…

Let the partying begin

27/10/2018 – Where the fun begins Plymouth Gin Distillery Well it’s the bash of the year, my lovely brother John and soon to be sis in law Elaine have invited us to Plymouth Gin, where we are treated to Sloe Gin cocktails on arrival, sweeties on the tables and great company, my sort of do. 29/10/2018…

Dartmoor

26/10/18 – Little drive and nosey around Torpoint then back to the Sky Lark Inn for luncheon, just a small nibble of spinach and ricotta cannelloni for me and a small fish and chips for David Just managed to eat it all, good job they were only small portions, as we both have the appetites…

Lost Gardens of Heligan and Rame

24/10/18 -25/10/18 Travelling around Cornwall, you do see some funny place names, chip shop is my fav up to now, followed by London apprentice, Antony, Cake, Crapstone to name but a few Well todays travels take us to The Lost Gardens of Heligan  its been on my to see list for a while and it hasn’t…

Dartmoor Forest – Tintagel

20/10/18 – 23/10/18 Devon to Cornwall Well we have had 3 days wild camping on Dartmoor, beautiful place, with the wild horses. Plenty of walks and we had our first run for a while, just a small 4 miler for me. Onwards and upwards, or as usual in my case a downward slope ! Had…

Black Country Museum and Weymouth

15/10/18 – 19/10/18 A much awaited visit to The Living Black Country Museum This cottage was lived in until 1968 when they dismantled it and rebuilt it at the museum, it had no electric or gas just the coal fire. electric bus ? Breakfast stop of red velvet cake and coffee, very naughty morning as…