Category Archives: Auvergne

Chain Reaction

You may remember from my last post that I pointed out a high peak in the distance from the Puy de Sancy. This is the the Puy de Dôme, the highest volcano in the Chaîne des Puys (chain of peaks) … Continue reading

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Veni, Vidi, Vici

I recently read somewhere that no landscape inspires quite like the mountains. Certainly I love being in the mountains, and really do feel very uplifted when I reach that point where I can savour all that is around me. I … Continue reading

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Maggie’s Grand Day Out

Just every now and again, Maggie takes me out for a nice walk! Just a 10 min drive from the campsite, in the middle of a mountain crater, is the lovely Lac Chambon. The trail takes about an hour and … Continue reading

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Exploring the Auvergne

I’m always in two minds about not having internet connection when I’m away. In many respects it is really very nice indeed to be somewhere where you can’t be contacted or nobody really knows where you are. It’s also a … Continue reading

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To The Hills!

I wondered if I was going to be able to get away again seeing as the ugly face of Covid is threatening everything again. But here I am, in the Auvergne region in central France, an area of extinct volcanoes … Continue reading

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