Gourdon Provence France a view towards the mountains

Gourdon is a village perched high above the Mediterranean close to Grasse and overlooking Nice on the coast far below. It offers great views and many attractive shops and restaurants. Of course being so close to Grasse you cannot fail to be tempted into a perfume store. On the approach into the village you haveContinue reading “Gourdon Provence France a view towards the mountains”

Perfume flasks outside a shop Gourdon Provence France

Gourdon is a village perched high above the Mediterranean close to Grasse and overlooking Nice on the coast far below. It offers great views and many attractive shops and restaurants. Of course being so close to Grasse you cannot fail to be tempted into a perfume store. Please enjoy more stories of Provence in myContinue reading “Perfume flasks outside a shop Gourdon Provence France”

Place des Vosges Paris France Restaurants and Cafes

Place des Vosges is a favourite spot for us in Paris as it holds many memories as a stopping point on my ‘guided tours’ with some very dear friends. Sadly the gatherings done today would be smaller and reflective but a visit to Paris is always joyous and absent friends would want it no otherContinue reading “Place des Vosges Paris France Restaurants and Cafes”

Old Winscombe Railway Station on the Strawberry Line Somerset

The disused station at Winscombe is on the Strawberry line and the old trackway is now a walking and cycling trailthrough a beautiful part of England. The line was so named because of its importance as a route for the produce to get from Cheddar and the surrounding area to the big cities. Nowadays theContinue reading “Old Winscombe Railway Station on the Strawberry Line Somerset”

Morgan Vintage Car gathering from our Sancerre France Wine Tour

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Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny, France has some beautiful spots and this I think is the classic view towards the Japanese Bridge. I am sure it was a favorite view of Monet also. Maybe soon we can safely travel again – hope you are all safe and well. Please check outContinue reading “Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel”

Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny, France has some beautiful spots and this I think is the classic view towards the house. I am sure it was a favorite view of Monet also. I think it is a very easy leap of imagination to visualize Monet painting here and the children playingContinue reading “Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel”

Antique shop on a visit to Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny, France has around it a lovely village that really just consists of one long street. One of the shops along the road was this antique shop run by a friendly affable gentleman. He allowed us to browse and saw our interest in some 19th century portContinue reading “Antique shop on a visit to Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel”

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”