July 15, 2018

Mont-dore, Auvergne 

I have always been fascinated by the Massif Central ever since reading about it in the book ‘Perfume’ by Patrick Suskind.  The main character Grenouille spends 7 years living wild on the Pic du Cantal . Although we did not make it there on this trip...

July 8, 2018

We arrived late at the camper stop Aire in Planfoy in the Mont du Pilat area of the Rhone Alps.  We could not get the van in as all the spots were taken. It was about 9 at night, and we were reversing the van back out when some friendly looking French beckoned to us th...

July 1, 2018

We keenly made our way back to Fountainbleau, after visiting the area a couple of times last year. Fountainbleau is a region of gentle, sandy forest intersected with large areas of sandstone boulders. The forms of the stones are cut by wind and rain and form animal lik...

July 1, 2018

Its been a few weeks since the first blog, and we are now well on our way across France, the aim being to spend an as yet unspecified amount of time in the Pyrenees before heading back.  

I am writing this as we are parked up for the 3rd night at the pretty spa town of...

June 2, 2018

By way of an intro to our year on the road, here is a run down of the process of getting our very own bijou, personal world on wheels.  

We opted for what we believed to be the best and cheapest route to creating the van we wanted. We purchased a new base van;...

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