Monthly Archives: August 2015

Armagnac barrel tasting

Our goal for our visit to the southwest region of France was to visit vineyards and buy some wine from this region and also to do ‘le degustation de Armagnac’.  We found a small farm and a tasting room but … Continue reading

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Carcassone Castle – a fortified French town

After our night in Sete (see ‘Boats’ blog), we started inland and stopped in Carcassonne, where sits the largest castle that I have ever visited.  We crossed the mote, toured the ramparts, wandered around the medieval village and finished the afternoon sipping … Continue reading

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Boats make excellent places to stay on vacation :-)

Gary and I, my sister Ang, and our friend Jeremy visited a south west region of France this summer visiting the Carmargue (yes, where the salt comes from), Sete and Argen, which is the wine region of Berger and where … Continue reading

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8 French Riberou and Baguettes

Sunday is the day for inviting large groups of friends and family for lunch.  This afternoon, as most Sunday afternoons, Gary, my sister Ang, our friend, Jeremy and I are having lunch with our great friend and neighbor Jean with … Continue reading

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