We drove from Obanos to Saint Jean Pied de Port. On our way we went through the lovely countryside of the Atlantic Pyrenees. There, up in the higher altitudes spring was a bit further behind than on the coast but leaves were bursting out of buds all over the place: It was disturbingly hazy... We… Continue reading From the Pyrenees to the Perigord
We have really been enjoying our time in Spain. There is so much to do, but mostly there is a lot to eat and drink! It took us some time to realize we needed to change our meal schedule... no one told us about Spanish mealtimes. Apparently breakfast is served between 8am and 11am followed… Continue reading We tend to be strange…
We had a wonderful time at the aquarium in San Sebastian! They have a tunnel that goes through a large exhibit that includes a shark! Enjoy!
After leaving the Cognac area just the other day, we cruised down the coast to the Dune du Pilat. This is an amazing enormous sand dune, the largest in Europe. It currently stands at 110 meters above sea level or 330 feet. Pilat is 2.7 km (1.68 miles) in length from North to South. That's… Continue reading Holy Mackerel!
Hello again! We have been so busy lately we have not had the chance to post until now. We had a lovely and SHORT trip to Brugge, our only stop in Belgium but it is worth mentioning. Here are some pictures from a small Tintin museum of sorts: In the same shop we got some… Continue reading Brugge to Cognac
We got a rental car in Paris and drove north. Surprisingly we hit no traffic and had a smooth ride. There are great rest stops on this side of the world, though you sometimes have to pay .50 euro to go to the bathroom but we don't mind! We were in Amsterdam for three days… Continue reading Waterworld
We are lucky enough to get the chance to visit Paris twice on our journey, so look back for more Paris toward the end of our travels. Also we have tried to fix the pictures that wouldn't reveal themselves in the last post so let us know what happened with that! This was our day… Continue reading Pompidou to Pantheon