Le Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dax
... with Duck Fat!! :) TBA....
A list of some of the delicious things we have been eating:
-Fresh Radish Leaf Soup
-Slow Cooked Pork
- Pork Meatballs in a Carrot/Onion Sauce
-Pork in Red Wine Jus/Wilted Spinach
-Apple Compotes/Fruit Preserves
-Home made Pate/Rillette
Okay. Bragging Done
... Biarritz here, beer in hand, beer imbibed and pleased to be back in France. A warm and wet welcome to this Aire de Stationment just on the edge of the city centre with electricity and the company of other motorhomers. Whilst it is warmer than the middle of Spain it is wetter and indeed the ground outside looks drenched! Off in search of an Internet cafe soon and a little shop and of course we will enjoy the Xmas decorations that are always in place at this time in ...
... a visit! I hope to meet a French advocate called Alain Astabie, as we acted in a super grass case some 20 years ago and I wonder if he has changed! I appeared in the palais de justice. We later had a drink in the 4 star hotel!! We got it for 40 euros! Tomorrow Santander ...
... to play in the waves.
Meeting up with the various friends along the way has been great and has produced many memorable moments. From Keith and Penny; all the former crew of Cowrie(Mark, Emma and family); Albert and Pamela from Rambler; Brigitte and Christian; Andrea and Neil in deepest rural France; all have been so hospitable along the way and we want to say “Thank you for making us so welcome”.
The motor home is ...
... enjoyed the views of the snow capped Pyrenees mountains on the horizon and the lovely lush green valleys as well the flight of wild geese in the sky. At one stage Jane sighted more then 200+ wild geese in a field on the ground. We arrived in Villefranque with sexy GPS voice on board telling us we had reached our destination, chemin Larremendia, but we didn't know which house was Ferme Larramendia. Seeing a farmer and his cows crossing the road, we ...