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Leaving the Cottage...

Wednesday, 16 Jun 2010 | Views [292]

The time to leave France was getting closer by the day, we were getting sadder by the day however we had a visit from Marilyn, the nice lady that owned the cottage, she was over from Melbourne and visited to make a few minor improvements, new carpet ... Read more >


Mortain....& the DDay festival

Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010 | Views [365] | Comments [1]

Nice sunny day today so we opted for a bit of exploring on foot. Mortain is a small town only 8km from the cottage, we can see it high on a hilly ridge from the window by the dining table, until now we had only driven through it on the way to somewhere ... Read more >


Walking the greenway....

Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010 | Views [370]

Time for some exercise after weeks of bread, wine and cheese (pain, vin and fromage) I needed to stretch my legs, around the district where we are staying they have turned a disused light railway system into walking and biking tracks that reach out between ... Read more >


Normandy Beaches

Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | Views [373] | Comments [1]

The last few days have been spent taking it easy, short trips to local towns and enjoying the peace and quiet of our little cottage. I must share one story with you, last Wednesday we made our first, how do you say "menu" faux pas (stuff ... Read more >


Brittany and back....

Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | Views [475] | Comments [1]

Well we set off on Friday 21st May to Brittany to see my cousin Janette and family. Our first stop was the port city of St Malo, what a beautiful place, this was the largest city outside of Paris we had been to so far. The original old part of ... Read more >


Mont St Michel....

Saturday, 22 May 2010 | Views [433]

What a great day, (18th May) we headed of early to visit the Abbey of Mont St Michel, a very imposing place built on a rocky island that is totally surrounded by water at high tide. The building was thought to have started around 708AD and became a Benedictine ... Read more >


Normandy and the cottage.

Thursday, 20 May 2010 | Views [464]

Well we are finally here in Normandy at the little cottage (14th May), or as the locals call it, La Chateau or Petite Maison. It is everything we thought it would be, peaceful and quiet, surrounded by fields and a few farm houses. The village of Fontenay ... Read more >


Paris at last...

Sunday, 16 May 2010 | Views [420] | Comments [2]

The flight from Malaysia was very comfortable, we traveled in the premium economy seats which are the equivalent of 1st class, the seats lay back like a bed and are very wide, like 1st class but without the extras. Well worth paying the extra dollars.... Read more >


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