Monthly Archives: June 2013

Viva la Riviera Francais!

I seriously¬† need to reconsider my definition of what big is. When a yacht is wider than the length of ours (48′), then I think that’s big. And I thought the boats in St Tropez were big. In Antibe they have helicopters landing on them in the port. But apparently they can only still cater […]

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Les classiques sont magnifiques!

Since you last heard from me we haven’t travelled terribly far in terms of distance, but we’ve been to some interesting places. From Les Calanques we headed to Les Porquerolles, a georgeous group of small islands just south of Toulon. The islands are a designated nature reserve, so relatively unspoilt, with lots of lovely walks […]

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Crazy in Catalonia

Those crazy Catalonians just love having fun. Guess what they do just for kicks on a Sunday? They make human pyramids seven people high, then get a little kid to climb to the very top of the pile to give the four-fingered salute. Human towers, known as castells, are said to be as much a […]

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