Le Puy en Velay was our local Prefecture town. So though a beautiful place our memories are tinged with the various trips we had to make to register the car, gain access to the health system etc etc . I haven't a picture of the iconic basalt pillars and churches but here's a stock photo … Continue reading France on Friday
High on a ridge in the Auvergne the benedictine monastery of Notre-Dame de Randol is a gem of modernist twentieth century architecture. The building was started in 1968 and the first monks arrived in 1971. Unfortunately only the church is open to visit on a daily basis, the rest of the site is accessible via … Continue reading France on Friday
Many of our favourite walks in the area entered on, or started from Domeyrat All featured its lovely castle, now sadly closed to the public, though it was only ever open in July and August.
Every year we visited a local plant fair, which took place in a pretty village above the Allier river.
Our first view of what was to become our home in France for six years. The garden and trees took a bit of taming!
We lived on the edge of a large forest, with forest walks all around us. If you got up early enough the light through the trees was amazing.
Having spent four years living in France I have rather a large number of photos from there. I'm going to post a France on Friday post to share some more of these. Today's photo is of the Chateau St Vincent at Léotoing, in the Alagnon valley, Auvergne.
A misty morning at the path leading up to Domeyrat Castle. See more responses to "Path" at the Daily Post.