Traveling Through Beaujolais

Spending a week along the Rhône in France. Traveling up the river from Marseille, through historic Avignon, Arles, the Roman city of Vienne and ending up in Lyon, France’s culinary heart. This trip included time visiting the Beaujolais wine region and a number of quaint Provençal villages. Located north of Lyon in eastern France, BeaujolaisContinue reading “Traveling Through Beaujolais”

A Wet Day In Blarney

When you have a limited number of days to visit a country you just keep going, even when the weather turns foul. Such was the case when we traveled to Blarney Castle. Not so much cold but a persistent on and off drizzle. I’m still not sure what brought us to pick Blarney over aContinue reading “A Wet Day In Blarney”

The Port of Cobh, Ireland

Above: The City of Cobh, Ireland viewed from the pier. Visitors Center and train station in foreground.  Central Cohb and the dock areaPort Location & Facilities – Cruise ships will normally dock right in town only steps from shops and restaurants and immediately next to the rail station. There is no cruise ship terminal forContinue reading “The Port of Cobh, Ireland”