Tag Archives: mediterranean

Use it or lose it – Best restaurant between Perpignan and Lapradelle-Puilarens

You may recall that we visited Restaurant l’Egrappoir last year on our run down from the Aude valleys to the Mediterranean coast where the apartment is located . We met the new owner, Muriel, who hails from the Alsace, and … Continue reading

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How green are these valleys?

I feel like a tranquil post today. I love how the layers of the last foothills of the Pyrenees change colour as we drive away from the Pyrenees-Orientales up toward the greens and blues of the beautiful Aude valleys. The … Continue reading

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Dream French escape of the day; hand-picked for you

So, halfway between Argeles- sur-Mer and Campagne- sur-Aude we often stop at Maury. This is a beautiful and very French village in the heart of the Roussillon  wine growing region . With brilliant links to mountains, Mediterranean  and Perpignan city … Continue reading

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Episode 112- Compact and bijou, a little pied–à–terre, part 1

I don’t post much about the seaside apartment, as the village house tends to be all-consuming, but to save you wading back through this INTERMINABLE diary of mine, here are a few facts and a few photos.   Our apartment … Continue reading

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