Beaune and the Musee de Vins

Beaune and the Musee de Vins

My visit to the Musee de Vin at Beaune was a vivid reminder of how important wine has been in the history of the Bourgogne region.

First steps in the Maconnais

Exploring The Mâconnais From our base in Mâcon, I drove out to several of the southern Mâconnais villages: first to Vinzelles, then on to Fuissé, then Pouilly and then Solutré. These all lie within a few kilometers of each other, and although the Caves were all shut,...

Arriving in Macon

  I had expected my first trip to Burgundy to be a leisurely meander along the Saone, sampling French cuisine and the liquid treasures of the Cotes de Nuits, the Cotes de Beaunes, and the easier (on the purse) delights of the Chalonnais and the Maconnais. In...
Visiting Soubes

Visiting Soubes

We drove to Soubes in Languedoc for our annual holiday in the south of France.

Our Welsh Jaunt

Writing desk Windswept Beach Laugharne Llanstefan Tower Laugharne Graves Laugharne from Beach Laugharne Castle Grounds Jabajak Writer’s View Laugharne Bay Eggs For Sales Dylan Thomas Boathouse Beer Barrels Amroth Beach Welsh Church Vines at Hebron The Sea at...