It was starting to look like the Web Bridge had got us captured, we had been there for so long! But we’re outta here, or so we hope, as we are not totally out of trouble yet. It has been such a saga.
Our life took a momentous turn in July 2017, when we moved on board Take It Easy to start our full time cruising life. We put together a summary of our experience for the yachting magazine Australian Multihull World.
There is so much snow – meters and meters of it! It was snowing while we were in the Alps, the landscape looking just like a European Christmas card! The skiing in Haute Savoie is epic compared to Australia, with fresh dry powder, record snow falls early in the season, really long runs, access to multiple…
We have escaped! Our tour of duty over, it was time for some fun. We have been in Paris, enjoying being tourists in this iconic city – just a few days to take in the landmarks, gastronomy and culture. We started with a bang, joining a three hour Segway tour of the city. What a…
Our return to Normandie heralds the end of our family reunion. We have had nearly four weeks with my Dad and a couple of these in the company of Véronique and Didier, so it has been time well spent.
This week we take you on a guided tour of the Hautes Pyrénées, and high they are in altitude and in emotion. As you might have guessed this return to this particular part of the Pyrénées after over 40 years has special meaning.
On this last day of 2017, we take a look back at our twelve favourite images, those that really encapsulated the mood and feel of each month as the year progressed.
For the last week of 2017 we are in Toulouse, where my sister Véronique et husband Didier live. We had joyful Christmas celebrations at their home with 15 of us reunited, a rare occasion.