Travel Blogs from Valence
... and was easy to get to! The tourism office in Valence offers tickets that include the bus to and from and the lift ticket for less than 20 euros!
We had a lot of fun and Laura and I eventually went over to a couple of blue runs and even a green run that had some jumps on it. Though jumping we did not!
All and all, a very successful day!
From Montelimar, with love,
It was obviously my fault, turning up at the hotel at such an ungodly hour, what was I thinking, how unsociable. I stood in the rain rattling the cheap aluminium door on the off chance that someone was still awake; no one stirred. Rain water was dripping from my nose as madam stepped from the warmth of her car, it took ten minutes for her to arrive after I phoned the hotel number. She looked at me with disdain and waddled her way past me to the front desk. "Wee" she asked, ...
Up early and back into our beloved bus, that I'm sure would become an extra limb by the end of journey, and we headed off south towards the Spanish border!
As we our journey took us further south the weather started to improve immensely. For the first time, in what felt like forever, we had blue sky and sunshine! My hardcore Australian sunglasses are almost useless in these countries.
We arrived in Barcelona in the late afternoon, ...
... from your trip to a smaller perhaps quainter winery town. Although the old restored buildings, cobbled streets and cute apartments had its own charm I think Bordeaux is a place we would like to come back to a little more mature with more money and better knowledge about wine to stay in a chateaux in a smaller town and unwind. In saying that, it was a nice stop over between London and Spain- coincidently I have made up my mind between my preference of red or white wine.. Red ...
Menu du Mois De Novembre
Endive de la Drôme, émulsion de jambon blanc et tuile d'emmental
Aiguillette de bœuf, poêlée de champignons des bois aux châtaignes
Assiette de fromages de la région, chutney de figues
And again, the schedule continued with a third visit across in Cornas with Jean Luc Colombo. Here we were met by Cecil, the Vineyard Manager, who loaded us all up into his long ...