Category Archives: 2013

Ah, La Bella Italia!

Well, I have to say that if anything would persuade me to return to Italy, (I’ve been saying “never again”) it would be to stay in Lucca, in Castellina in Chianti, & to travel slowly around the Chianti region, sampling … Continue reading

So that was the tour!

We had wonderful tour with our first guests this year,everyone had a great sense of humour & got on well together. Lots of laughs, good food, good wine, great swimming and sunbathing (very important for all we Antipodeans escaping the … Continue reading

In the Alps 02.07.2013

David’s favourite part of France! ┬áHe loves the roads, the narrow mountain passes, the scenery – but not all the cyclists on the road! ┬áThis year, because the Tour de France was taking place, there were mad cyclists EVERYWHERE! Not … Continue reading

A Day in Bourgogne 01.07.2013

Starting the day with a wine tasting … what else? We were at the vineyard of our friends Charles & Marie-Francoise Audoin, whose Domaine Audoin is on the northern edge of the Cote d’Or. The vineyard has been in the … Continue reading

From Paris to the Alps

Well, off on our tours again! We have 5 wonderful people with us and all is well. After a morning of “false starts” (the car company we used to transport people to our pick up point had 2 drivers unable … Continue reading