Canal Holidaying in France. Valence-sur-baise to Nerac

We train from Paris to Agen in a bullet train-  Watching rural France flash before our eyes as we head into green fields and vineyards for as far as the eye can see. Arriving in Agen we have one night in the Ibis Hotel, then head to Valence-Sur-Baise to begin a seven day canal cruise…

Fromage Chevre

Our second Workaway experience is getting off to a brilliant start! Cheese, cheese and more cheese. Sorry, I mean fromage, fromage, fromage! We are living in a small village in the Rhone Alps region of France. Volunteering for a young couple who have recently taken over the families goat farm. But more about Le Sappey,…

Tartiflette

Our first week volunteering via Workaway, at a goat farm in Le Sappey in the Rhone Alps region has flown by. It was full of an assortment of delicious cheeses, herbal teas, funny goats, some mud, some hard work and Tartiflette! A mountain speciality from this region. Tartiflette is made by frying up some potatoes and…

Saucisse Aligot

While we have been travelling we have tried to taste the food specialities specific to different areas we have visited. On our minimal budget and decent cooking abilities (if I may say so myself) this has often swayed us from forking out on a meal which may disappoint. However- Sometimes you gotta do it! Try…