ROCAMADOUR Welcome to blog nine. The weather has changed, our last night in Anglet it rained all night, that’s the first rain we’ve had since we arrived in Europe on June 27th. So we looked at our weather app, rain was forecast for the next 5 days all along the west coast of France. We decided to go inland north east across France, where the weather looks a bit better. First stop Cadillac Wine is the main attraction of the town, there are several wine estates around the town where you can taste, buy and enjoy. Cadillac dates back to … Continue reading France, Spain and Portugal blog nine.
Northern Spain coast is a sequence of steep cliffs, beautiful beaches, small fishing villages and mountains that rise to over 2000m. We went to some of these mountain villages in our van, a fantastic drive up steep mountain roads with hair pin bends. And the stone built mountain villages are So beautiful, cut off from the rest of Spain by the majestic heights of the mountains. Northern Spain also has some lovely holiday resorts which we will be visiting. We left Foz following the wild rugged coast to Tapia de Casariego. We were here last year. A small village resort … Continue reading France Spain and Portugal blog eight. The final part of northern Spain.
Blog number seven, welcome.We had a over night stop at Pontevedra our first stop in northern Spain as we mentioned in blog six. We’re now moving up to the north western corner of Spain, Galicia known as Green Spain, a lot more chance of rain here.We where coming here last year, but the weather was terrible so we missed this north western part out, and headed south for some good weather.We really want to visit Galicia, so we’re going what every the weather this year. Galicia is so different from the rest of Spain it has a unique culture and … Continue reading France Spain and Portugal continues. Blog seven north western Spain.
We’re having a fantastic time travelling in Europe. Mikki’s places was a great place to stay, and we met some lovely people of different nationalities. (see blog five to see more about Mikki’s) Welcome to blog six. We’re travelling along the Algarve and going to have a look around Albufeira. It’s one of the biggest resorts on the Algarve. We drove in to Albufeira right down to the sea front it was very steep and narrow, the beach was packed it took us about 20 minutes get down and 20 minutes to get back up. Cars every where and the … Continue reading France Spain and Portugal. The Algarve and West Coast. Blog six.
Hi blog four coming up. We decided to stay in Malaga two more days because we like it so much. We think Malaga is one of the best resorts on the Costa del Sol. It’s The provincial capital of Andalusia. A gothic cathedral which is surrounded by narrow streets with lots of modern bars and shops, and a 11th century Gibralfaro Castle sits above this beautiful old town area. Malaga also as modern harbour which as been rebuilt, cruise lines come and go every day. A fantastic beach and lots of cycling tracks which we made good uses of . … Continue reading France Spain and Portugal but a different route.Blog four.
France Spain and Portugal but a different route. Blog three.It’s been a long time since blog two, time flies when having fun. We’v moved in to Spain through the De Bielsa tunnel it’s a one way tunnel we had to wait 10 minutes for the other side traffic to come through, then a ten minutes ride through over the border from France into Spain while in the tunnel. The country side looks the same in Spain but the building look different and a lot more colourful. Well we’v had a great time in France the weathers been great it started … Continue reading France Spain and Portugal blog 3. But a different route.
We’ve spent 3 days in Camaret sur mer. Lovely little fishing village, on the last night went out and had some cocktails and beer 🍺👍. We got a text message from Les and Linda Dobbs. Who are in France on holiday in their van, so we’v arranged to meet up with them in a couple of days. But first we’re going to Theix Noyalo a village 150 km south. just off the west coast.Just one night here, I went for a bike ride and left Pat to do some sunbathing, and bit of hand washing lol 😁 around the van. … Continue reading France, Spain and Portugal mk two. Blog two. 8th July 2019.