Lacoste, Pierre Cardin and marquis De Sade

France, Lacoste
europe_franceYou might wonder what those names have in common but there is an answer: Lacoste is a village in Provence, nothing to do with the clothing brand, and the residence for a few years of marquis de Sade; his chateau became later the property of Pierre Cardin, along with half of the village buildings… Read more


 

 

Reggio nell’Emilia, street markets and Calatrava

Italy, Reggio Emilia
We stopped in Reggio Emilia intending mainly to take advantage of the camper facilities, free of charge and conveniently located next to the main provincial road, the via Emilia. We found that other than being a very hospitable to motorhomes city, it is a lovely place to spend a couple of days. In our case we stumbled across the ‘mercato’ day when the city center is transformed into a colorful sea of stalls.

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Crete: Preveli’s Monasteries

Crete, Moni Preveli
plakiasThe two monasteries of Preveli, the recently restored one, Kato Preveli dedicated to St. John the Baptist and Piso Preveli, dedicated to John the apostle, are in my opinion worth seeing, even if only for their architecture and the interesting museum of the second.

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