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Southern France; A Rhône trip to French Wine

During the current testing times for France and it’s people, I’m thinking back to June this year, visiting the Ardèche, Provence and the Rhône Valley, regions in southern France, which seemed immune to the troubles of the outside world. Hurtling towards Avignon on a high speed train, watching the rural French countryside of late spring flash by, a troubled world …

Cassagnes Comtaux; A flavour of the Aveyron

All travellers that take photographs probably have a number of images which instantly spark a memory, transporting them back to a place, or time. The reasons can be many, but often it’s just that the image seems to typify the destination, this is how this panoramic from Cassagnes Comtaux in the French Aveyron appears. The rolling agricultural countryside, with the …

Chamonix; Mont Blanc’s Amphitheatre of Adventure

Surrounded by towering peaks the French town of Chamonix is a true mountain town. Situated in the Rhone-Alpes region it caters for snowsports enthusiasts throughout the winter and is equally popular with climbers and mountain bikers during the summer. Though it is sometime since my last visit, arriving immediately felt like returning home, soaking in the atmosphere in the amphitheatre …