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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN
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A winter- and a spring-hike at Les Adrets

By  •  3 years ago

When we first arrived here in the French Alps, we often said to each other that we would never re-do one specific hike, because there was so much to do …
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Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble

By  •  3 years ago

It has been a while since I shared something that you can visit around here and we visit so many things, that I really have to post more! I guess …
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Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard

By  •  3 years ago

Hello, I’m back! Back on the blog, back in the country. Back on the mountain. As we were away most of summer, we are now trying to catch up quickly …
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A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake

By  •  4 years ago

As I was preparing the pictures for this post yesterday, I wasn’t sure whether to make a simple post with pretty pictures to show the beautiful valley we live in. …
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Mushroom picking in autumnal Savoy – a quick introduction

By  •  4 years ago

We returned this week from a long car tour around Europe. It was really enjoyable. We saw a lot of things and experienced some new things. I hope I will …
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An evening walk during cat hour

By  •  4 years ago

We walk in our village in the evenings so that I have my hands free. And it works – unless you make pictures along the way (which isn’t a problem) and have …
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Rendez-vous aux jardins: Tineke Bot

By  •  4 years ago

I have gardening on my mind today. Most probably because I can’t go out to the garden due to the amount of rain that has fallen yesterday and today. And …
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Open farm weekend in France – visit plant-nurseries

By  •  5 years ago

When we first arrived in France I had big troubles finding plant nurseries or garden centres around Grenoble or in the Isere region. I have told you this before. I …
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A walk around the village lake

By  •  5 years ago

We are nicely settling in, a month after our move. Living here, feels very natural. So natural that I haven’t showed you much of our new village, assuming I have …
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St Hugues de Chartreuse & musée d’art sacré contemporain

By  •  5 years ago

Months ago Eduard and I set ourselves the goal to go out for walks or hikes as often as we could, and at least once every weekend. Although it’s definitely no …
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Le funiculaire de Saint Hilaire du Touvet

By  •  6 years ago

Last weekend was filled with a few of the last days this fall that felt like summer. With the thermometer showing 26 degrees in the morning and 23 …
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Camping trip Languedoc & Provence

By  •  6 years ago

We spend our last weekend in the Languedoc and Provence region. As we had four days off, we decided to pack up our tent and go south. We considered going to …
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