Tuesday 29th June, Lac de Serre Poncon

A beautiful start to the day, looked out of the window to the almost still lake.  We had a leisurely breakfast outside and then off to the Super ‘U’ for some more food. After a cup of coffee I went out for a bike ride up into the mountains, it was hard work at first…

Monday 28th June, to Lac de Serre Poncon

Left Privas today quite early after packing away the awning the previous night as it looked like rain but it didn’t happen.  On the road by about 9:30am and stopped off at the Hyper U hypermarket for food and fuel. Had a brilliant drive across to Gap, it was a wonderful road and hardly any…

Privas from a distance

View of Privas from top of Col on this mornings ride. Privas is the town in centre of picture in the middle distance perched on top of a hill. Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.

Privas, 26th June 2010

Had an easy start to the day, made easier by the fact that we realised for the last few days that my BlackBerry that we use in bedside mode as our wake up clock had reset itself to UK time! About 11am a Dutch neighbour asked if I would like to accompany him on a…

Privas – Friday, 25th June 2010

Another day in Privas but had to take a trip to Valence about one hour away to obtain a replacement ‘hat’ for the water heater flue.  The flue is only in use when we use gas water or space heating but in the 3 years we have had the caravan we have always used the…

Privas – Thursday 24th June 2010

Left St Geniez this morning, said our sad goodbyes to new friends Lynn & Dave. We had a nice barbecue together last night and a bit of wine tasting! We set off for Privas in the Ardeche at around 10:30. It was about a four hour drive and it got warmer and warmer as we…