|Gavarnie Falls in the Cirque du Gavarnie in the Pyrenees|
Spain lies just behind this ridge
|Cafeteria lunch- "crunchy" lamb, cooked veg, salad, and apricot tarte|
|A few of the 20 or so wine tanks in the chai|
|Tool used to cut off the useless vines, "pampres"|
I did a lot of "épamprer"
Cafe- Coffee with or without sugar. Small mugs filled with the strong liquid and small spoons came to stir in a cube of sugar.
(it's a joke that coffee in the US is jus de chausettes "sock juice,"
like wringing out dirty laundry).
|Araignee de mer|
|Oysters, snails, and the larger sea snails|
|The paello dish, filled with the unfinished paella|
|Soon to meet their fate with the rest of the masterpiece|
| Eating a goat cheese and tomato sarrasin (buckwhat flour) |
crepe at a festival in La Rochelle. Santé!