A visit to yet another castle. Will it ever end?Read more "Château de La Rochefoucauld"
There are great houses, small houses and family enterprises, all with one goal – to distill the best Cognac.Read more "Meukow"
A magical overnight in a castle.Read more "Mirambellum"
What’s a flood here and there between friends.Read more "Inondation"
Our last trip in the year 2016 was a brief yet spectacular excursion to the City of Bordeaux. Once a year, for our anniversary, we enjoy the luxury of dinner at a Michelin starred restaurant. This year, taking our advanced ages into consideration and of course les flics’ obsession with sober driving, we booked an […]Read more "Le Saint James à Bouliac"
Selecting from pictures taken on our walks together during the past week, I composed this Parisian vignette as a kaleidoscopic birthday card for my travel companion and partner in life. Happy birthday, my Lion! Sorry, I couldn’t resist!! Below is the more macho version 🙂Read more "A Parisian Kaleidoscope"
Ancient Romans were a very religious bunch, their second king the Sabine Numa Pompilius is said to have negotiated directly with deities on behalf of his people. King Numa was especially fond of the nymph Ægeria, a minor Roman goddess, possibly an aspect of the Goddess Diana. Ægeria was in charge of healing, sacred knowledge, inspiration, […]Read more "Bacchus versus Vesta"