El Castillo

As with all out mad dogs and Englishmen, we set out to walk up the slope to the castle by11am. Having first acquired a guide map from the campsite reception detailing the various path up to the top. On the…

Over the Hills, on the right path?

We look at the weather for the week ahead and liking the Temps (around 23 Deg C currently) we want to keep it that way. The coast is going to be misty and possibly wet this coming week so we…

In to Spain

Orio takes the Biscuit.   Driving from Vieux-Boucau-les Bains, we decided to just take a short run down to Biarritz along the D79 stopping for lunch in Ondres, having a picnic by the river. Then after a brief stop in Playa…

Blaye by bike...

Hoping for a dry day we set out on Bikes to explore Blaye. The town is dominated by the fortress and is open to all to wonder around.   The rest of the town seems to me made up mainly…