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Moselle by way of France – 2016

In or out?

What’s the best way from the Black Forest to Pfalzer Wald? Stay in or leave – a rather similar debate to the one exercising the minds of those back home. Well unlike the choice facing those at home we could go out and then in again, which is what we did to cut the corner […]

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So nearly …

The plan had been to cross into Germany but on arrival at the planned campsite we learnt that it was a holiday weekend and all the local campsites were full. So we returned to France an found a campsite on an island in the Rhine and contented ourselves with a view across the Rhine of Breisach […]

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A fortified town built at the end of the 17th century to plans drawn up by Vauban. Now a UNESCO world heritage site.

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The search for fuel …

On our journey to Beaune we took the opportunity to fill with diesel when possible and found firstly a filling station with a €30 limit before finally being able to fill our tanks completely. It seemed that things today were not so bad in the East of France but nothing was certain according to the […]

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Not to be ….

Arrived at this delightful rural campsite in rain after a long journey during which our search for LPG had found us passing a filling station with a long queue and finally on a filling station forecourt without any diesel to learn that there were problems with fuel supplies in France genrally. After checking in our problems […]

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Ascent of Puy Mary

A climb of the highest road pass in France to the Col du Pas Peyrol at 1,588 metres followed by a final ascent of 195 metres on foot. The road normally opens in mid May each year and at the summit snow was still laying close to the road.

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Lascaux II

Cave art from 20,000 years ago

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The Murvi Trio reconvenes at Montignac

Back together again for more adventures.

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Camp Municipal au Fil de l’Eau

Riverside camp site close to town centre

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Where are the lions?

The seating capacity is thought to have been 15,000 – 20,000 people, the entire population of the town.

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