Tag / france
Blog posts • Nov 24, 2010 15:07 GMT
What I will remember most about our holiday to La Palma are the volcanoes: walking through a strange landscape of black boulders, with hardly any vegetation, but an occasional tree contrasting with the stark backdrop. The going underfoot was sometimes hard, walking on small uneven pebbles and boulders, and occasionally fun as we were almost sliding downhill on thick sand.
Blog posts • Oct 27, 2010 12:19 BST
At the end of September 2010, the storks on their perches from lofty ridges and towers watched a group exploring the Wine Villages of Alsace. As the ramblers much enjoyed the spirit of new friendships in the glorious countryside, what was the best thing?
Blog posts • Oct 12, 2010 17:05 BST
This is a new area of France for me and for many of our group. Kaysersberg, our base, is a lovely small town in the Weiss valley – it has steep slopes covered with vines. For centuries, it has exported its wines across the nearby Rhine to Germany.
Blog posts • May 28, 2010 09:13 BST
Cassis by the Sea — Merci! Cassis is a highlight of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays Aix en Provence week. Cassis, a seaside resort approximately 20 miles from Aix, offers stunning views of the coastal village rimmed by the Calanques
Blog posts • May 27, 2010 16:27 BST
Being an occasional skier where better for me to go than the Three Valleys? Start of the day- why do my boots feel as though they are squashing my ankles? Day 1 -2 – Skis, 2 poles, crash helmet; I must have forgotten something!