Category Archives: Collioure

Last Days In Collioure

Our time in Collioure and in Europe is winding down. Yesterday we went to the annual regional antique show in the Chateau Royale. Unfortunately, yours truly forgot to put a memory card into his camera. Therefore, you must take my … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday in Collioure

I’ve had a very nice birthday in Collioure. Jean and I spent a lazy morning in the apartment and then took a walk along the waterfront. Once again the rollers were coming in from far out to sea. Of course … Continue reading

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Catalan Coast By Water

Yesterday afternoon we made our way to the quay to meet the sightseeing boat. These daily trips go along the coast in places where we have been on land. It was great fun to see the same area from the … Continue reading

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New Friends

Yesterday we took a stroll around town. It was a warm day, but a bit overcast. The streets are full of people because it is a weekend and Collioure is a popular get-away. However, we were able to find some … Continue reading

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Les Orgues

Yesterday we experienced an extreme change in the weather while out walking on the waterfront. Strange clouds formed over the Pyrenees, the wind switched dramatically from onshore to offshore in a matter of minutes, and the resulting gale whipped the … Continue reading

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Paulilles – Dynamite!

Today the wind arrived. Flags stood starch straight, trees bent, and the skies cleared. The wind was coming from the west, so it came right out of the Pyrenees and out to sea. After going to the public market this … Continue reading

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Trouble On The High Seas

Today dawned with promise of sun, but failed to make do with that promise. Instead we got clouds. When I saw young men heading to the beach with boogie boards I thought the sea might offer some entertainment. In the … Continue reading

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A Walk to the Windmill

Today it was cloudy. Despite the recent cloudy and cool weather the oranges continue to ripen outside our window. We waited until mid-afternoon and decided to take a hike when the sky became lighter. Our destination was the windmill that … Continue reading

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JP and Koko Leave Collioure

For the last weekend of JP & Koko’s visit the weather turned grey. Not much rain, but cool and cloudy. Even the dogs have changed into their winter attire. We stayed in for the morning and then took a stroll through … Continue reading

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Ceret

Today we ventured to Ceret in Catalan France. This place has become one of the greatest attractions for us in this part of France. Thanks to the efforts of Pierre Brune and other artists this small town has one of … Continue reading

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