Just tell me there’s a bullfight close to Uzes and I’m there. As usual, there’s always a party going on that makes the corrida even more fun.
As published in France Today There’s a dress shop in the village square of my adopted home in France where finding what’s new in fall fashions takes you back a century or two. A visit to the store reminds you of rummaging through your grandmother’s closet, or uncovering […]
Update to yesterday’s blog, “One Step Forward, Two Back“. Lucy needed a new battery after all. Hoping to drive to Nimes to deal with my lost phone at SFR, I went to the parking garage to pick up Lucy. Soon I discovered the battery was dead … again. […]
If you think living in France is buttery croissants and fancy red wine, welcome to my week.
Sete, France on a weekend in the summer is more than a bar scene. It’s a multi-cultural extravaganza.
I got up close and personal with the Bad Girls of London while they literally “took over” two bistros in Sete.
There must be something in the air in the little village of San Quentin la Poterie that stokes a fire in the creative minds of artists. They are everywhere.
Every Thursday night during July and August the city of Nimes throws a party.
Saying “goodbye” to Mustang Sally hasn’t been easy. Looking back at some of the posts of our adventures together makes me happy and sad.
Everything that happens to me in France sounds like an adventure
The Fete Votive in Uzes 2014 has come to a successful end. Although the weather could have been better for some of the events, the spirit of the crowd was hardly dampened. Final days and nights of the annual festival were filled with the more bulls, horses, men […]
The parade down the main street of town, however, was straight out of a H.G. Wells novel.
French Food, Fests and Customs. Halloween In Uzes there’s very little evidence of the tradition. Only plastic scarecrows, owls and pumpkins in a few shop windows.Some younger children go out in costume to trick or treat, but it’s not over-the-top like in the US.
Abbeys and vineyards near Sete, Franc
Travel isn’t complete without learning about totally unexpected things. Like Qigong. This must be Uzès Qigong is a Chinese practice of alternative healthcare that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques, and a focused mind. It’s kin to Tai Chi and Karate, but the body movements are gentler and much […]
Day off in Uzes, France
Saturday Market in Uzes