Tag: Macon

One from the vaults: Postcard from the (De)Tour

As I’ve been watching the Tour de France most afternoons this week, I thought I might revisit this post from 2016 – was it really 5 years ago? Last year, on the way  to the Amstel Gold race, we ate lunch in Macon. It… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from the (De)Tour”

Silent Sunday #58

Last year all my photographs were from Australia, this year they are from all over France.

Holiday photos: day 1

Our first overnight stop was a mere 4-5 hours drive from home. If you’re a wine lover, the name will ring a bell. Macon in Burgundy is famous for its wine, two-thirds of which is made from the Chardonnay grape and is white. The… Continue Reading “Holiday photos: day 1”


We’re off on vacation tomorrow – hurrah. Over the following two days we’re driving to the start of the Tour de France in the Vendee by way of Ma├žon and Saint-Etienne-de Chigny. We’ve stayed in the former a number of times already and have… Continue Reading “Holiday!”