All Saints Day in Cambados

posted in: Europe, Galicia, Home, Spain | 0

Ou last day was All Saints Day in Cambados and it began slowly with another lovely breakfast, consisting mainly of fruit. Then we set off to explore San Tomé and Cambados itself.

The Parador in Cambados

posted in: Europe, Galicia, Home, Spain | 1

The Parador in Cambados is in the Pazo de Bazan Manor House which provides a grand, but also intimate welcome. Don Pedro Bazán de Torres built his grand home in the 17C and the family continued there until the 20C. … Continued

Cape Receife Nature Reserve in Port Elizabeth

posted in: Home, South Africa | 0

It had been the hottest and most humid day of our travels in South Africa and after walking around the town in the morning it was the end of the day before we felt able to venture out again. Fresh, sea … Continued

Pointe de Combrit, Sainte Marine, & Benodet

posted in: Brittany, Home | 0

Just down the road from our gîte at Gouesn’ach are two popular coastal holiday resorts on opposite sides of the Odet River – Sainte-Marine and Benodet. They are both good for a stroll, an ice cream, or an evening drink, … Continued

Pointe du Van on the edge of Brittany

posted in: Brittany, Home | 0

The weather forecast promised another beautiful day and so we set off to explore the Cap Sizun, starting with the Baie des Trépassés, with the Pointe du Raz on one side and the Pointe du Van on the other.

The Gulf of Morbihan

posted in: France, Home | 0

At the end of a long day, after looking at thousands of stones around Carnac, it was a relief to find the sea at Locmariaquer and Vannes.

The Crozon Peninsula

posted in: Brittany, Home | 2

I woke feeling better, the drugs were definitely working! So we set off to explore the Crozon Peninsula and walk along the coast.The Térénez Bridge  over the Aulne River was stunning! It reminded me of the Calatrava Bridge I had seen last autumn, in Galicia. We … Continued

Travel in Spain, Walking around Baiona

posted in: Home, Spain, Travel | 1

In the evenings and early mornings I explored with the Canon 600D DSLR camera (with which I have just completed the first six weeks of a course) around the Parador Conde de Gondomar (what a wonderful name) and Monte Boi.  … Continued

%d bloggers like this: