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Archive for September, 2012

A Stones Throw from Spain in the Basque Region

Posted: September 11th, 2012 by Scott

Coming south from Bordeaux we came about as far south as you can go in France without crossing the border into Spain. We decided to spend a few nights in Basque country, home of tapas and berets. We made a stop on the way to our accommodations at the beach in St. Jean de Luz. […]

More Wine and Chateaux in Bordeaux

Posted: September 9th, 2012 by Scott

While we were in Bordeaux we hit up the Tourist office for some interesting ways to experience the wine of the region without driving ourselves around to the chateaux too much. The first thing that caught our eye was a 2 hour class and tasting which was run by L’ecole du vin (The school of […]

Northern France, Catching Up!

Posted: September 7th, 2012 by Scott

Wow how long has it been since we’ve posted! Did we get caught up drinking French wine and eating Croissants to bother doing anything about the site? Hmm, well maybe a bit. But here’s a quick rundown of what we’ve been up to for the past couple weeks. Or at least some of it. Picking […]