Escale Oceania Aix En Provence
Travel Blogs from Aix-en-Provence
Today we drive further south to the region of Provence. We are still struggling with driving and decide to stick to the Motorways – the small roads through villages can be quite challenging. At least on the Motorway all the traffic is going the same way and you cannot easily get on the wrong side of the road. We have found that left hand …
We met with high winds and rough seas last night heading from LaSpezia to The French Riviera, so our trip to St. Tropez was canceled. We rebooked an excursion to a seaside fishing resort headed in the direction of Marseille (20 minutes East). It is called Cassis. Despite the fact that out time on the French Riviera was cut short due to the impending storm, it was no less enjoyable ...
This is a charming village, south of the Luberon mountain area in Provence. It is the home of Peter Mayle, a Brit, who wrote books on rebuilding a farm house in Provence. He describes a snow clad night in winter as being so quiet you could "hear a mouse ****" It has tiny streets and the centre part of it is blocked off during the day.. Parking is an issue (don't ...
... that lot there was no negotiation it was on the bikes for a test ride. We originally were getting what you call crosstail bikes which are a cross between a city bike and a bike that you can ride on trails. JB in the bike shop was exceptional and he really thought it would be better for us to get 29’er mountain bikes with the right tyres so we can go anyway, we both liked the idea of still being able to go mountain biking too. We got ...
Last December I commenced a great social experiment and asked if any of the blog readers would like to join us on our next holiday. Many responded but only a select few made the final cut....the deal was easy, I'd book accommodation that I thought was suitable for Sandy and I (plus a few spare rooms), if people wanted to use the empty rooms and subsidise my holiday then they could ...
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