Pain Adour et Fantaisie
Travel Blogs from Grenade-sur-l'Adour
... included) was a real farm women. Wow, didn't
bat an eyelid to anything! Had a lovely long lunch with some of Gwen
and Claires family, enjoying the lovely sunshine and even having a
swim in the pool (chilly though!) Another delicious dinner from Gwen
and Claire of Pork before retiring. The next day was fantastic, an
excellent Easter Egg hunt in the morning saw Ella and Matthieu
running all over the property, battling with Ita the dog, ...
... a little overnight break (well deserved,
hadn't had a night off since the twins were born!. Were nervous at
first but it went really well, however I am grateful NOT to have 3
kids under 3...thank goodness they are such good sleepers and Ella is
such a lovely help. More delicious home cooking, home made croissants
and pain de chocolate, fresh mackerel and even duck hearts! Having
finally got to a proper flea market ...
Been Two weeks on since last post and still all going extremely well. It's really nice to be useful, and be kept (lodging) and money taken out of the equation for this short time. Working hard but under no pressure as you might in employment. We have a great working team with all of us, the guys are working hard at getting the big wooden terrace up at the back and I am doing a lot of gardening. Really relaxing actually, I just hope it all lives ...
Paradise Found. Maybe not for all, but as the past week has gone by we are at a point where we really feel we are where we want to be. Not physically necessarily but this kind of lifestyle!
This is our 2nd Helpx and thankfully we were welcomed with short notice. Here in the French Basque/Pyrenee area (South West-Aquitaine) we stay with Gwen, Claire and their 3 kids: Matthiew (2.5) and the Twins Louis and Jeanne (1). Purchased the ...
... for your very generous donations, which have kicked our fundraising efforts into the $7,600 region - tres juli!!
Seven days of walking and 171km covered - so have slightly exceeded my personal daily goal benchmark but the 36km day did see me with my first small blisters, which are now being carefully nursed and coaxed into toughness!! However the taping of little toes on a daily basis does wonders, and thank heavens for moleskin - I might ...