Tag: Route Napoleon

Napoleon Bonaparte on the French Riviera

Napoleon was forced to abdicate in 1814 and exiled to the Mediterranean island of Elba. He’d been living there for a year when he found out he was to be banished to an island in the Atlantic Ocean and so decided to escape. Only… Continue Reading “Napoleon Bonaparte on the French Riviera”

Ma cherie

The wind of recent days has sucked the humidity out of the air and lowered the temperature a couple of degrees: ideal cycling weather. In addition, the heat haze has gone leaving clear views of both the coastline and hinterland for miles around. My… Continue Reading “Ma cherie”