Travel in France – Uzes

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On Day 16 of Travel in France we took a break from countryside walking and visited Uzès, a town with a long and interesting history. The map below is from the Tourist Office and a good guide to exploring the town on … Continued

Travel in France – Walk near Durfort

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Day 14 of Travel in France was a walk near Durfort. It was a beautiful day, hot, sunny, with no wind. We parked at the side of the road and set off down a marked path to Villesègue, an old village on a ridge, overlooking … Continued

Travel in France – walk around Vacquieres

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Day 13 of Travel in France and we set off for a walk around Vacquières. We headed south from St Hippolyte du Fort through Pompignan, with this lovely view of the valley as you cross over the hills southwards to Claret and Corconne. 

Travel in France – Routes des Verrieres

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Day 13 of Travel in France was a combination of walk and the pursuit of glass blowing! I wanted to explore some of the villages on the Routes des Verrières, starting with Claret and its wonderful, small, contemporary museum. The museum has a permanent … Continued

Travel in France – Walk at Ferriere les Verreries

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Day 12 of Travel in France was the start of two weeks further south in France. The Garrigue and the Millevaches Plateau are different worlds and it is hard to believe they are only c.200 miles apart. The sun baked down … Continued

Travel in France – a walk around Chauzeix

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Day 9 of Travel in France was a cloudy day but warm. We parked in a lane in Chauzeix and set off along the GR46. The walk went through forests of pines, oaks and beeches to the Etang de Ganezandes, a quiet spot just … Continued

Travelling in France, Day 1

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London Diary abandoned Mr Bradshaw’s Hand Book to London for travel in France and because there were so many wonderful sights I am going to do a series of French posts! Clothes, books, music, cameras, and guidebooks were packed into … Continued

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