Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book

Canet Plage was where we first visited France. We arrived in cold late spring weather and took our first steps of discovery around the port at Canet. We grew to love those walks into town or by crossing the harbour by small ferry. The sounds from the tightly packed boats were relaxing – gentle soundsContinue reading “Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book”

Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book

Canet Plage was where we first visited France. We arrived in cold late spring weather and took our first steps of discovery around the port at Canet. We grew to love those walks into town or by crossing the harbour by small ferry. The sounds from the tightly packed boats were relaxing – gentle soundsContinue reading “Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book”

Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book

Canet Plage was where we first visited France. We arrived in cold late spring weather and took our first steps of discovery around the port at Canet. We grew to love those walks into town or by crossing the harbour by small ferry. The sounds from the tightly packed boats were relaxing – gentle soundsContinue reading “Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book”

Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book

Canet Plage was where we first visited France. We arrived in cold late spring weather and took our first steps of discovery around the port at Canet. We grew to love those walks into town or by crossing the harbour by small ferry. The sounds from the tightly packed boats were relaxing – gentle soundsContinue reading “Canet Plage the scene my First French Travel Book”

Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France

On this mild clear evening the sun is going down, the scene is enlightened by the lights of the harbour front cafés and bars and the spot lights focused on Collioure’s church, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, a former converted lighthouse. There is of course in this gorgeous setting the natural moonlight sparkling on the sea and reflected onContinue reading “Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France”

Pont Aven Brittany France Gauguin and friends painted here

Lovely Pont-Aven France which is synonymous with Gauguin who lived and painted here despite the derision and hostility of the residents. Today’s residents are proud of the association and market his presence widely throughout the town. Gauguin particularly upset the locals by parading his Javanese mistress Anna who adorned herself with her pet monkey. ThisContinue reading “Pont Aven Brittany France Gauguin and friends painted here”

Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France

On our travels around France you find special places, ones that stay with you for ever and always wish to return. Collioure just south of Perpignan on the Catalan coast is one such place – perhaps our very favourite in all of France. It was at the start of our travels and will always beContinue reading “Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France”

Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France

On our travels around France you find special places, ones that stay with you for ever and always wish to return. Collioure just south of Perpignan on the Catalan coast is one such place – perhaps our very favourite in all of France. It was at the start of our travels and will always beContinue reading “Collioure the Catalonia jewel of the South of France”