Tag Archives: Lac Sainte Croix

An almost normal day No. 2

We mentioned last week that we ‘celebrated’ the ending of confinement by a cycling trip out to Lac Sainte Croix, and promised some photos. The rainy weather had resulted in wonderfully clear air and on the way out of Aups … Continue reading

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January in the rear-view mirror

After last week’s necessarily text-heavy blog, here’s a compensation. January has been and gone, and so here are some winter photos. Not that there has been much of a winter. And finally…

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Lavender time again

We have now got into the habit of driving north to the lavender fields at this time of year. A combination of soils and climate means the plateau to the west of Lac Sainte Croix (Plateau de Valensole) is just … Continue reading

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The unmissables 2: Gorges du Verdon

OK so we know we have mentioned the spectacular Gorges du Verdon before in these blogs (just check the tags on the right), but when we’re talking about ‘unmissables’, this is surely one of the top ones. We’ve visited the … Continue reading

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Spring retrospective

Last week we were in the UK to see our remaining parents and for the interment of Chris’ mum’s ashes. Meteorologically it was all very curious. We left the south of France still struggling into early spring and we came … Continue reading

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