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Off Trekking to Azille – New Sights

You’d think the villages would become similar after a while, but not the case.  They each have their unique layout and points of interest.  Today was a beautiful day for a walk, so off we went to Azille – about 5 kms. from Pepieux.  This road is a little busier than others so in truth […]

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We Walk – the French go ‘What????’

Very interesting in France.  My friend and I walk around here – on the roads and trails.  Cars go by on the narrow roads barely wide enough for two cars meaning we have to hit the ditch for two cars or make sure we’re way over on one side for one car.  But they always […]

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Yeah! The Rain Lifted – Out Exploring

It rained yesterday.  Mostly housebound although we went to Olanzac for groceries.  Sat by the space heater to keep warm most of the day.  Only exploring we did was a walkabout of  the village after dinner when it stopped raining.  Got a chance to do my tai chi in an open shelter in the schoolyard.  […]

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A Quiet Cool Easter in France

Woke up to rain this morning and church bells ringing.  When it was time for the Easter service, they definitely rang for a long time to make sure people knew it was time.  Usually the church bells chime every half hour and hour throughout the day and night.  Not sure I’d like to live beside […]

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Had an Unwelcome Visitor This Morning

Guess I didn’t do all my research before I left, but apparently this part of France has scorpions.  This morning, as I took my laptop bag out from under the chair where I store it out of sight, a scorpion was curled up by the cord.  We both jumped and got into instant action trapping […]

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