Travel/Food 2018 – France and Spain (but only a little bit)!

Saturday, 5th May/Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 – Home, Hull, Rotterdam, Epernay, Etoges, Troyes, Bordeaux, Pau, Pugnac, Blaye, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, Pau, Saint Jean Pied de Port, Bilbao Gotta love a road trip! Here’s an approximate map of where we went… I had more to say that has since been added, but there was laundry to…

Travel/Food 2018 – French Road Trip, Day 12, Bordeaux

Wednesday, May 16th – Day 12, Bordeaux After completing our wine tour, we had time to kill before the departure of the dinner cruise. Our first stop was Baillardran, for an iced coffee each and the inevitable canele. After all that wine tasting, caffeine seemed like a very good idea. At the same time I…

Travel/Food 2018 – French Road Trip, Day 11, Pugnac, Blaye

Tuesday, May 15th – Day 11, Pugnac, Blaye And so, up and about to find the sun shining, so I took a short-ish run into and through Pugnac (it’s not very big), establishing that it has a very attractive main street, is surrounded by vines, and there’s a small brasserie just beyond the mairie. Also,…