Vinouring outside the box: Fontfroide Abbey

I know that Coffeeneuring season is over, and I’ve already completed my seven caffeine-free entries.  Wine is fine any old time though, and today’s ride was interesting enough to share.  The wine comes from Fontfroide Abbey, a beautiful place we visited last fall.  I was delighted to see a wine from there on the card … Continue reading "Vinouring outside the box: Fontfroide Abbey"

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November art challenge: some headless torsi

I’m not sure what the story is on these colorful statues in Montpellier.  Is it a single work of art, or a series of ancient works vandalized by spray painters?  Whatever we’re seeing here, I’m sure you’ll agree that it’s much improved by the addition of a stylishly placed bicycle. There was more to this … Continue reading "November art challenge: some headless torsi"

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Vinouring 2018: Cotes de Provence in Menton

So there are several reasons you might care about this post.  If you’re a wine lover, foodie or Francophile, you’ll be glad to see that we’re finally done with Italy and are enjoying our first meal in France (for this tour).  If you’re into photography, you’ll be impressed by the layout of the featured photo, … Continue reading "Vinouring 2018: Cotes de Provence in Menton"

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