Vaison la Romaine in the Rhône Valley in the South of France on Mallory on Travel adventure, adventure travel, photography Iain_Mallory_Rhone1411836

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 …

Lyon, Festival of Light; The Chameleon Cathedral

The French city of Lyon is literally lit up every December for the Festival of Light. The entire city becomes a kaleidoscope of colourful light displays. Almost every street or open space appears to have it’s own illuminated show almost vying for the most vibrant display of hues. The tradition stretches back to 1643 when residents would light candles on …