Category Archives: France

Bayonne to Portsmouth

Saturday 27th November We cleared the hotel just after ten and headed to the motorway; a six hour drive to Orleans using the Peage; considerably quicker than using the normal main roads but at a cost; 57€ according to “Waze”, … Continue reading

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The start of the journey

Thursday 25th November. Unfortunately we missed our departure target of 0600hrs, but we did get away soon after  at 0620am!!!! We witnessed the dawn come up as we headed eastwards.  This was followed by the usual blue sky with the … Continue reading

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The Last Journey

Saturday 10th July 2021 Today is Geoff’s escape day, so up early to do some shopping, I move the car back to the port and notice some of the barriers are still in place, oh dear what is happening today.At … Continue reading

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Tour d’France

Friday 9 July 2021 Up quite late this morning, due to a bad night, brain would not keep quiet, still never mind.  After the usual chores, I decided to wander to the town, and to my horror, we are completely … Continue reading

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Carcassonne

Tuesday 6 July 2021 Having had three hours sleep, it was decision time, shall I collect the car? With taxi’s being expensive and also unreliable, not knowing how long Geoff was going to be in hospital, I decided to go … Continue reading

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Heading for trouble

Monday 5th July Woke up in Trebs, and the weather was back to normal. OK, it’s Monday and hopefully we will get to see a doctor.  Catriona has very kindly said she would organise one for us, living in France … Continue reading

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