Travel Blogs from La Cellette, France

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Is it really the middle of December?!, La Cellette, France travel blog

Is it really the middle of December?!

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... when the food is so good, and Julie's many soups have been a gastronomic delight. During our time in this beautiful part of France, we have also met some of Peter and Julie's lovely neighbours; other escapees from the rat race who are now building lives ...

Alex has a couple of glasses of wine..., La Cellette, France travel blog

Alex has a couple of glasses of wine...

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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 We had a lovely Cajun themed night out at the auberge in La Cellette. A local duo were playing blues and rock music. The lead singer was a DJ from French radio and, fortunately, good humoured.    Sitting at long tables, we had a few ...

Back on the farm(s), La Cellette, France travel blog

Back on the farm(s)

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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And so, seven weeks ago, we set sail again from Dover; our destination France. We had spent three months in England; three months that passed very quickly and were full of wonderful visits to family and friends but it was time to climb into Brian and set ...

Off again, La cellette 23350, France travel blog

Off again

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... fermette.    We arrived near the beginning of April when the weather was very cold and very wet, driving through snow in France. The food garden planting had to be delayed as there's no point putting seeds in cold, wet soil. They won't grow but ...

The best thing to happen to a cucumber, La Cellette, France travel blog

The best thing to happen to a cucumber

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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 In the height of summer, cucumber is refreshing. In winter, they tend to be supermarket tasteless offerings from hot houses hundreds of miles away. If you're lucky enough to grow more than you need in the summer, then this is the ultimate ...

Parlez-vous Anglais?, La Cellette, France travel blog

Parlez-vous Anglais?

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... ! Due to the various strops thrown by Brian the van over the last few weeks, we were obviously later than anticipated getting to France. Our leisurely drive down the West coast thus became a slightly more rushed three days to reach our first volunteering ...

Back where it all began!, La Cellette, France travel blog

Back where it all began!

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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We're back with our first hosts, Peter and Julie and their wonderful menagerie at La Forge in the Creuse region of France. We had such a lovely time here back in December that a repeat visit was always on the cards and we've certainly struck lucky with ...

Day of Chateaux, La Cellette, France travel blog

Day of Chateaux

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Dave and Wendy have invited me to stay in their West Wing - about 200km south in Creuse. I plotted a route to bypass all the main roads and take me past some magnificent Chateaus. The roads here are wonderful. Even the smallest backroads have perfect ...

Cruising the Creuse, La Cellette, France travel blog

Cruising the Creuse

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... and dams and lakes. We found some twisties and had a wonderful day. He also introduced me to Cresendo - which is a restaurant chain to rival McDonalds. Real food at same price as a Big Mac. They are all over France so I shall be visiting them again. ...

Day Out, La Cellette, France travel blog

Day Out

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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Another excellent day out riding lovely country roads and visiting interesting little villages. We stopped at Sainte-Sévère-sur-Indre where Director Jacques Tati had made a film about a postman back in 1949. As the town's only claim to fame, they ...

The beautiful middle of nowhere, La Cellette, France travel blog

The beautiful middle of nowhere

A travel blog entry by nnaaddiinnee

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Some pictures from our stay at La Forge from the 9th of March until the 5th of April. ...

First Experience of Farm Life, La Cellette, France travel blog

First Experience of Farm Life

A travel blog entry by coultc01

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... is our first farm stay with a great couple called Julie and Peter.  They live on their small holding between La Chatre and Gueret rearing their goats, sheep, ducks, chickens, dogs and cats.  We arrived on Thursday 28th January and ...

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