Posts by Clive

Cycling – the best way to get around in Holland

We have been on Duinrell for quite a while now and have figured out that the best way to get around Holland is cycling!We have cycled along the coast in both directions. South to Scheveningen and North to Katwijk. Scheveningen is a seaside town with a busy promenade full of shops, little cafes and even [...]

Celebrating Bastille Day at Sequoia Parc

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Hi, Clive, Just keeping you up-to-date with what is going out out here in South East France. Bastille Day is celebrated every year on 14th July (not just here – but all over France). It is France’s national day and commemorates the storming of the Bastille, which took place on 14th July 1789 and marked [...]

Fête de la Musique – from Le Vieux Port

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Thanks to our reps on Le Vieux Port for telling us about the annual Fête de la Musique, taking place at the summer solstice – 21st June – when summer officially begins. Yippee! Lots of local bands and musicians set up in the streets and at local venues, and play free shows. There will be [...]