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A side trip to Spain

Flying into Barcelona, Spain, in 2013, we picked up a hire care and had no problems at all driving down to Cambrils, on the Costa Daurada (Gold Coast) – despite not having any directions or detailed map on hand! A … Continue reading

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Malta calling

In 2013 we returned to explore more of Malta than just the amazing harbour we had seen on our Mediterranean cruise, taking the opportunity to spend a few days in Rome on the way. Rome, Italy I love sitting down … Continue reading

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Never a bridge too far

Over the years I have developed a growing fascination with bridges. Spanning waterways or valleys, large or small, they are amazing engineering feats, and stand as a testament to our collective ingenuity. When their location or construction is intrinsically beautiful … Continue reading

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Stepping into Spain to cruise the Mediterranean

Our first ever foray into Spain was in 2012 to spend a week at a beach-side resort in Peniscola… Peniscola, Spain Original post: https://aussiesinfrance.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/au-revoir-france-hola-spain/ Morella, Spain Original post: https://aussiesinfrance.wordpress.com/2012/08/19/whos-the-king-of-the-castle/ before a brief exploration of Barcelona… Barcelona, Spain Original post: https://aussiesinfrance.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/weird-and-wonderful-barcelona/Continue reading

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Detouring west on our way to Spain

St Emilion On a zig-zagging road trip from Argenton-sur-Creuse in 2012, we first headed south-west to Bordeaux via St Emilion, where the views from the top of the bell tower were unforgettably gorgeous! We took a cellar tour to see … Continue reading

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There’s more to France than Paris

Just like the majority of people visiting France, we generally arrive in Paris – Paris but there is so much more to see than just the charming capital, and over the last 10 years we have explored different areas of … Continue reading

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Finishing on a high

From New York to Niagara; from Canada to California; from desert to tropical island… we finished off our year-long round-the-world gap-year in 2010 with a month in North America, visiting Canada and 3 states of the USA. New York, New … Continue reading

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Around Argenton

As I continue walking you through my recently compiled photobook, here are a few shots taken not far from our house in central France… Argenton 2011 Within our town of Argenton-sur-Creuse there are so many interesting buildings to see: historical, … Continue reading

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One week in Greece

As a side trip from France in 2009 (milking our one-year around-the-world airfare for every kilometre!) we flew across to Greece, the land of my husband’s heritage, hoping to find evidence of his father’s birth there (and therefore his right … Continue reading

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Ahhhh Argenton

There’s a little place in the centre of France, straddled across the River Creuse, under the watchful eye of the Bonne Dame, called Argenton-sur-Creuse. The old mill 2009 The old bridge 2009 Riverside houses 2009 La Bonne Dame 2010 Anyone … Continue reading

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