Photo Tribute to ‘our river’

Just down the road from the house we lived in last summer there is a winding river, the water coming straight off the nearby mountains and ambling out of sight into the town of Oloron-Sainte-Marie. We spent many hot summer afternoons paddling, swimming and having picnics there; the water was freezing but it was a […]

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Church-snooping in Oloron Sainte Marie

I love wandering around and inside French churches. They are such a heart to any French village or town, often in the middle of the busiest square and chiming out the time for everyone to follow. They’re a great place to watch families dressed to the nines celebrating a wedding or a christening, and the […]

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