Tag Archives: Peniscola

Life is a holiday

It’s nice to know that friends are staying in our house in France at the moment… while we are here in Melbourne, Australia, working fulltime to save up for our next trip back to Argenton sur Creuse (mind you, I … Continue reading

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Who’s the king of the castle?

Before our week was up in Peñíscola, Spain, we took a day trip to explore the historic walled city of Morella, about 70km inland. After a scenic winding drive we hiked uphill under the hot Spanish sun to the top … Continue reading

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A pretty city

From Peñíscola, Spain, we drove 140 km down the Orange Blossom Coast past mountains and (not surprisingly) orange groves to Valencia… which I didn’t realise was the 3rd largest city in Spain. Funnily enough, there was a distinct lack of oranges in this pretty … Continue reading

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Sun, sand and even more stairs

After zigzagging our way from central France down to Spain, we continued our holiday routine of finding plenty of stairs to climb and added in a good dose of long walks along pretty (though sometimes gritty) Peñíscola beach to work up healthy appetites for delicious Spanish fare… … Continue reading

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Au revoir France – hola Spain!

After lingering in France at a fabulous market in Gruissan, we crossed the border into Spain. And instead of heading straight down the autopista (the AP-7 tollway) directly to our destination of Peñíscola (notice how I make sure to write it in Spanish to gloss over its dubious … Continue reading

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That’s the ticket

It seems to be an unfortunate habit of ours to get some kind of traffic infringement fine on our epic European jaunts, away from the familiarity of our home in Argenton sur Creuse, central France. Last year it was a speeding … Continue reading

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Windows

Thought I would give you a glimpse of where we have been in the last 5 days… through windows! I’ll give you a hint… we headed south-west from Argenton sur Creuse: to climb the bell tower and taste bubbling Cremant… Then … Continue reading

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