Saint Jean Saint Maurice sur Loire

Yesterday we cycled 45 km (in total – not too bad for these 60 somethingers) to the village of Saint-Jean-Saint-Maurice sur Loire, two towns joined together. The Saint Maurice territory has been...

Spring festival

After the cheese tasting we drive to the beautiful medieval village of St Haon Le Chatel, some of the ramparts still visible but crumbling into ruins. The village once completely protected by being en...
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Spring skies

We are Still waiting for papers to come from SA so Pam’s visa can be extended. Still moored in Roanne. It’s Spring, changeable, and beautiful. The skies go from to overcast skies. Despite ...

Visiting a Cave (winery) in Roanne

J.B Clair is the Cave we drive to about 25 minutes from Roanne with Peter and Jeanette. J B Clair The Cave is one of about 30 in this area who use the Gambay grapes which grow in the Loire valley up t...

Even chores are fun!

First things first, we get the SA flag up, proudly recognizable as South African! Then cleaning the deck, its full of sand after 6 months waiting for us…we are constantly astonished by the effic...