Hotel Restaurant Karina
Travel Blogs from Jarnac
We decided to get some miles under us and made a big jump north to this delightful village. There was a very popular aire, and we squeezed between two English vans. This resulted in an evening of natter and wine making for a very pleasant night. Next morning we trotted into the village for the daily baguette, viewed the chateau and the very attractive river. So many lovely places in France. We shall never see them ...
... of the porous nature of the oak barrels (they call this "the angels' share") which equates to about 20 million bottles per year! The walls and ceilings of the cellars are covered with a tiny black fungus which thrives on the evaporated cognac.
The site we stayed at was a 4th generation family-based vigneron and producer of eau-de-vie (the precursor to cognac) which they sell to both Hennessy and Remy-Martin, and they ...
Dimanche nous sommes allés près de Jonzac voir mes grands parents paternels. Ils habitent à cet endroit depuis très longtemps et les hangars regorgent de vieux tracteurs et de vieilles voitures qui datent de nombreuses années. J'ai revu mon petit frère que je n'avais pas vu depuis presque deux ans c'était super. Les filles ...
March 10, 2014 AU REVOIR TO DAVE
Dave did not want to overstay his Schengen limit and I drove him to the Angouleme Train Station, He was off to Istanbul after 90 days in France. The train to Paris was on time. He ended up taking the public bus to Orly because the private bus takes a two hour lunch break. It was quick and easy to just hop on the pubic bus. Every thing went off without a hitch.
... bare long underwear. The rule is that when we buy something we have to throw something away. I am having a hard time tossing my favorite polartec jacket which the down one is supposed to replace.
January 18, 2014 - Dinner with Jan and Marie
Lots of wine, good food and good conversation. Jan and Marie invited us and Caroline over for a delicious dinner. It was another ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed