Tag Archives: May

Tracking ‘wild beasts’ and a mackintosh

Over the following couple of days we ventured down to the coast – only a half hour drive – to the towns of Collioure, Port Vendre, Banyuls-sur-Mer and Cerbere. I’m glad I’d got my swim in because there was a … Continue reading

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Sainte Leocardie pilgrimage for a friend…

We’d been reminded by one of my school friends, Virginia, that her late father, Ross Christensen, a WWII pilot, had made his escape from German-occupied France in 1941 via this area of the Pyrenees after being shot down. He’d caught … Continue reading

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Maison Magnolia

Our abode for the next five days was at this lovely B&B run by an ex-pat British couple Kevin and Carole. An added bonus was their dog, Jim, with an interesting mark on the top of his head and with … Continue reading

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On the cherry trail to Ceret

It was a very warm day as we headed off south via Limoux on our way to Ceret – cherry capital of France in the foothills of the Eastern Pyrenees – and having become quite addicted to them we were … Continue reading

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Boating and biking the Canal du Midi

Apart from going to the Old Cité, the other thing I’d been looking forward to was a Canal du Midi ‘experience’. It’s 240km long running from Sete on the Mediterranean coast right through to Toulouse where it joins the Garonne … Continue reading

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