Saint-Émilion June 22nd 2012 K- The theme of our final few blogs is basically going to be the same - ancient and medieval cities, beautiful countryside, local markets and good food and wine. I could really just cut and paste the place names. However, for our own historical record I will continue to blog as accurately as possible.
Our first stop after leaving Colondannes was La Rochelle, a seaport on the Bay of Biscay and a ... read more
Europe » France » Aquitaine » Saint-Emilion Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
Kicking off the blog again as we head off to South America for a 3 month trip. Hi to both of our Mums who we hope are reading! We have moved to Walla Walla, Washington from California and although we enjoy it greatly it feels good to be dusting off the rucksacks and leaving the below freezing winter weather for our first major trip since 2012.
Previously in 2011/12.......We are 2 British citizens who live in California. After much planning and some angst we are taking a break from reality and taking a trip around the world. One car is sold and the house is rented but before ... full info